William McKenzie

Military Information

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  • Service no: 5018 TS
  • Rank: Trimmer
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  • Regiment/Service: H.M. Trawler John High
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Naval Reserve
  • Place of Death: Lost at Sea
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 07.08.1916
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  • Cemetery: Portsmouth Naval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 23

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 24.04.1896
  • Place of Birth: Elgin
  • Address: 6 Thorter Row, Dundee
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  • Mother:

    Margaret McKenzie, 6 Thorter Row, Dundee

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More about William McKenzie

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. He was aboard H.M. Trawler “John High” which struck a mine and sank 07.08.1916 in the White Sea, Russia, with the loss of 14 crew.

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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