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Ian Kenneth MacKenzie

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Kenneth AWMM
  • Surname
    MacKenzie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    McKenzie AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 July 1897 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Captain I. McKenzie (uncle), Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Drowned when his ship was torpedoed by a submarine AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ian MacKenzie attended King's College in 1912 and 1913 and is on their Roll of Honour.

    He drowned when HMTS Aparima - a 5704 tons British Merchant vessel - was hit on 19 November 1917 by a torpedo from a submarine 6 miles S.W. from Anvil Point. (Anvil Point is on the south coast of England between Bournemouth and Weymouth.) The Aparima was armed for defensive purposes and the crew had no warning that they were being attacked. 56 lives were lost.

    Listed as Mackenzie on the Auckland War Memorial Museum Hall of memories. Listed by CWGC as McKenzie AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    19 November 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    20 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 10 June 2016 - Family memorial
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    • King's College Auckland, Roll of Honour Public - John - Researcher - 1 July 2015 - College Records
    • Family grave memorial O’Neill’s Point (Devonport) Cemetery, 22 Bayswater Ave, Bayswater, Auckland Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 10 June 2016 - Personal visit
  • Memorial reference
    • King's College Chapel Public - John - Researcher - 1 July 2015 - School Records
    • Oneils Point Row E Plot 28 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 10 June 2016 - Auckland Council cemeteries database search page;



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  • Memorial name
    • Tower Hill Memorial, Trinity Square, London, England AWMM
    • Devonport War Memorial, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Devonport Primary School, granite tablet, 18 Kerr Street, Devonport, Auckland AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 June 2016SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
01 July 2015JohnAucklandResearcher

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