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Seaforth Simpson MacKENZIE

Date of birth9 August 1883
Place of birthTimaru, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressMiddle Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs J MacKenzie, 'Truro', Roslyn Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Army Medical Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Promotion date: 1 January 1918

FateReturned to Australia 6 January 1921
Discharge date6 January 1921
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney for Rabaul, 17 March 1915.

Disembarked Sydney, 2 January 1921.

Discharged (appointment terminated), 6 January 1921.

Medal: British War Medal

Author of Vol. 10 ('The Australians at Rabaul', pub. 1927) of the 'Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918', C.E.W. Bean, ed.
Miscellaneous detailsName incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as McKENZIE.
Date of death20 October 1955
Age at death72
SourcesNAA: B2455, MacKENZIE Seaforth Simpson
'Australian Dictionary of Biography', vol. 10, pp. 304-05

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