Norman Dundonnell MACKENZIE


MACKENZIE, Norman Dundonnell

Service Number: 1351
Enlisted: 7 August 1915, Warwick Farm, New South Wales
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Nowra, New South Wales, 1892
Home Town: Nowra, Shoalhaven Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Died of wounds (GSW - head), El Mazar, Egypt, 17 September 1916
Cemetery: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery
Row B, Grave 70, Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Suez Canal, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Nowra St Andrew's Presbyterian Church War Memorial Tower and Honour Roll, Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

7 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Warwick Farm, New South Wales
5 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1351, 7th Light Horse Regiment
5 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1351, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
17 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1351, 7th Light Horse Regiment

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Norman Dundonnell MACKENZIE was born in 1892 in Nowra, NSW

His parents were Hugh MacKENZIE and Bella Mary BIDDULPH who married in 1876 in Shoalhaven, NSW, (Hugh was from Dundonnell, Rosshire, Scotland).

He had previus service for 1 year in the Sydney Grammar School Cadets - he enlisted on 7th August, 1915 with the Australian Army - he was with the 7th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcements - Unit embarked from Sydney on board HMAT Themistocles on 5th October, 1915

Norman died of wounds received in action (gunshot wound to his head) at the 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance on 17th September, 1917 - he was first buried at Hod el Fatir and then reburied at Kantara Cemetery

He was awarded the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & the Victory Medal.