|Place of birth||Melbourne Victoria|
|Address||'Warton', Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Sister, Miss Alice Catherine McKenzie, c/o Mrs R Bowden, Guinea Street, Albury, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||22nd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
*'Work at Herleville on 18 August 1918.'
Bar to Military Medal
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous allantry and devotion to duty during the attack near ESTREES, east of PERONNE, on 4th October, 1918. After the attack the enemy kept the slopes immediately behind our new trenches under constant heavy fire. Many of our wounded were still lying out and were crying for assistance. This stretcher bearer went out in broad daylight and worked without respite carrying stretcher cases to the R.A.P., and brought less severely wounded men into places sheltered from enemy action. Private McKENZIE was undeterred by the fact that other stretcher bearers were being persistently sniped and were becoming casualties. He worked single handed in this area for 12 hours setting a magnificent example of endurance and fine self sacrifice.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Bar to Military Medal
'At HERLEVILLE East of AMIENS on the 18th August, 1918, this man accompanied his platoon to the attack as a stretcher bearer. During the whole day he worked without respite carrying wounded over the most exposed positions. From early morning until the relief had arrived at night this man set a splendid example of self sacrifice and tireless devotion to duty. for a considerable portion of the day this stretcher bearer had to go through heavily barraged areas and at all times his work was carried out under heavy sniping fire. He showed an absolute disregard for personal danger and was almost exhausted when relieved after dark.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 119
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Military Medal & Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal