Samuel Aubrey MCKENZIE

MCKENZIE, Samuel Aubrey

Service Number: 292
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Liverpool, England, 27 September 1886
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Commercial Traveller
Died: Killed In Action, Pozières, France, 21 August 1916, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 292, Brisbane, Queensland
24 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 292, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Omrah embarkation_ship_number: A5 public_note: ''
24 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 292, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 292, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
5 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
21 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...2nd Lieutenant Samuel Aubrey McKenzie, 9th Battalion. Lt McKenzie served with The King's (Liverpool Regiment), the Candadian Militia and the US Army prior to the First World War before enlisting in the 9th Battalion on 18 August 1914. Lieutenant McKenzie was killed in action at Pozieres on 21 August 1916, aged 29. His younger brother, Lieutenant Robert McNeil Crawford McKenzie, also of the 9th Battalion, died at the Battle of Menin Road on 21 September 1917, aged 29..." - SOURCE (