|Place of birth||Talia, South Australia|
|Other Names||Alexander McGregor|
|School||Talia Public School, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Talia, West Coast, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M McKenzie, Talia, West Coast, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1797A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Pozieres, France (according to mother)|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No 1), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Mary McKENZIE|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 4 September 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 10 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, 10 March 1916 (jaundice); transferred to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 11 March 1916; discharged to duty, 19 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 32nd Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 6 April 1916; absorbed on strength, 32nd Bn, Ferry Post, 24 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Reported missing, 20 July 1916.
Prisoner of War German list dated 4 November 1916 received by Wounded and Missing Inquiry Bureau.
File (p. 3) bears notation: 'Identification disc received from Germany. No particulars were afforded except that soldier is deceased. To be reported as KILLED IN ACTION 20/7/16.'
German report, 2 August 1916: 'austr. Sold. McKenzie, A.M.G. Erk.Mrk. 1797, 32.Bn am 19.7 in Gegend Fromelles gefallen.'
Note on Red Cross File No 1930109: 'Disc received from Germany and forwarded to next of kin 20.6.17.'
Note on file: 'The above name appeared on German death list dated 4-11-16.'
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalOriginally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 5), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.
|Miscellaneous details||Address incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Sailia, West Coast, South Australia.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McKENZIE Alexander McGregor
Red Cross file 1930109