William Davidson MCKENZIE


MCKENZIE, William Davidson

Service Number: 326
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Violet Town, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Beverley, Beverley, Western Australia
Schooling: James Street School, Perth, Western Australia
Occupation: Civil Servant
Died: Killed in action, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 31 Headstone inscription reads: His memory lives for evermore
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 326, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 326, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 326, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alexander McKenzie and Alice Margaret McKenzie nee Bell of Brockman Street, Beverley, WA

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Apprenticed to M.G. Lavau for about 3 years ending in 1911c

At the time of enlistment he was employed in the Titles Office, Perth, WA