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A labourer by trade, John Kay was 35 years old when he enlisted for the first time on the 28th of August 1914. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on the 22nd of December 1914. He was discharged on the 12th of September 1916 due to Pleurisy.
John enlisted for the second time at 37 years old on the 22nd of February 1917. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on the 11th of May 1917.
He was discharged as medically unfit due to Tuberculosis on the 6th of March 1918.
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