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Alexander George McKenzie

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Portrait of Major Alexander George McKenzie. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond of Sacrifice' collection. ©IWM HU 117577

Portrait of Major Alexander George McKenzie. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond of Sacri …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander George AWMM
  • Surname
    McKenzie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10067 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 June 1876 Public source ClevedonAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Janet McKenzie (wife), Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 1 April 1916 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Appointed temporary Commanding Officer (CO) of 2 Battalion, Auckland Regt

    Promoted to Lt Colonel and appointed CO of 3 (Reserve) Battalion on 27 December 1917

    CO of Auckland Mounted Rifles, 1920-28

    To Retired List in 1928 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 February 1953 AWMM
    Age 68 AWMM
    AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Proud of you grandpa.
    Public - katrina - Other Relative - 24 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      28: 16 AWMM
    • Ahier, William Roland. War diary, 1917. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2004/76. AWMM
      p. 13 February 1917; 19 March 1917 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The parting of the ways : a souvenir record of the triumphs, tribulations and maritime musings of returning draft H.M.N.Z.T No. 217, 'Zealandic'. January 18th, 1919 to February 26th, 1919. AWMM

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