John Donaldson McKenzie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Wallsend
  • Service no: 15793
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Yorkshire Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 10.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 3A & 3D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 25 Hill St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Shipyard Worker
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More about John Donaldson McKenzie

John D. McKenzie   15793   Yorkshire Regiment


Mrs Donaldson, 25 Hill Street, Dundee, has just received the sad news that her grandson, Private John D. McKenzie, of the Yorkshire Regiment, was killed in action on the 10th July of this year.  Prior to enlistment Private McKenzie was a shipyard employee at Jarrow.  While in Dundee he was employed by J. & A. D. Grimond, Limited, Bowbridge Works.  Private McKenzie was a keen Territorial, but previous to going to Jarrow received his discharge.

Dundee Courier 8th September 1916

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