This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: August 1914
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 201785
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
- Unit/Ship: 1st/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Egypt
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 31.10.1917
- Burial Country: Egypt
- Cemetery: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: E.51.
- Date of Birth: 1896
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 199 Perth Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Grocer's Assistant, George Robertson, Nethergate, Dundee
Alexander S. Mackenzie, 67 Seagate, Dundee
More about David Mackenzie
- Mackenzie 201785 K.O.S.B.
DUNDEE K.O.S.B. DIES FROM WOUNDS.
Private D. Mackenzie, K.O.S.B. son of Mr Alexander S. Mackenzie, 67 Seagate, has died from wounds in Egypt. Deceased, who was twenty-two years of age, was wounded in action on 28th October, and he died three days later. Private Mackenzie joined the forces in August, 1914, and had seen much active service.
During the two years he was engaged on the Western front he was twice wounded, and on recovering on the second occasion he was sent east. Previous to enlisting he was a grocer’s assistant with Mr George Robertson, Nethergate.
Dundee Courier 14th November 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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