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Lancelot MacKENZIE

Regimental number2210
Date of birth1 June 1888
Place of birthWest Calder, Scotland
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressSpalding, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.10
Height5' 7.25"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr George MacKenzie, Mellor Road, Glanville, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date10 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 May 1916
Place of enlistmentJamestown, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll19746
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Discharge date26 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 10 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit: myalgia, debility), 12 December 1917.

Re-enlisted, 1 June 1918, as 19746 Sea Transport Section, Australian Medical Corps.

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', date not recorded; disembarked Melbourne, 7 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 26 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 May 1967
Age at death78
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, MacKENZIE Lancelot

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