|Place of birth||Goodwood, South Australia|
|School||Goodwood Public School, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||34 Young Street, Albert Park, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs D MacKenzie, 34 Young Street, Albert Park, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Seymour, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||19|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 21), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: David and Annie MACKENZIE, 79 Swanston Street, Melbourne. Native of South Australia|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Admitted to Anzac Advanced Base, Mudros, 18 November 1915.
Taken on strength, 7th Bn, 20 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 59th Bn, 24 February 1916, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir.
Transferred to 60th Bn, 15 March 1916, and taken on strength.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 1930601: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'
Statement, 2630 Pte W. McCASEY, 60th Bn (patient, 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, England), 3 January 1917: 'Witness was told by [2719 Pte J.L.] Clancy (of same Company as McK) that he was alongside when McKenzie was killed by a shell.'
Second statement, 2719 Pte J.L. CLANCY, B Company, 60th Bn, 28 February 1917: 'He died alongside me at Fleurbaix on 19th. July, in the charge. He was shot through the stomach on the way across and crawled into a shell hole. I crawled into the same one. Three of us lay there together. A shell came over and buried us. Two of us got out. We dug down to McKenzie and found him lying. He mumbled a few words and died.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MacKENZIE Robert Henry
Red Cross File No 1930601