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Regimental number3350
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
OccupationEngine Driver
Address'Rushcutters', Sixth Avenue, St. Peters, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37.4
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Jessie McKenzie, 'Rushcutters', Sixth Avenue, St. Peters, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 October 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on 7 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date24 September 1919
Other details

War service: Englad, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 30 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 24 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death20 September 1972
Age at death92
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, McKENZIE Henry

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