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Seaforth William McKenzie

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Portrait, Lieutenant S.W. McKenzie. (Source: Auckland Weekly News, 7 March 1918, p. 34) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Lieutenant S.W. McKenzie. (Source: Auckland Weekly News, 7 March 1918, p. 34) - No known c …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Seaforth William AWMM
  • Surname
    McKenzie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 19087 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1897 BDM MartonRangitikei BDM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 W. McKenzie (father), Marton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

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

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Elizabeth McKenzie.

    Gained Second Lieutenant's commission on 22 July 1917 (Studholme 1928).

    Promoted to Lieutenant on 1 August 1917 (Studholme 1928). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 January 1918 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM III.C.25 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • Seaforth was a flying enthusiast and early New Zealand aviator. He flew his brother, Hector's, Hamilton biplane at Marton in 1913. He joined the Royal Flying Corps in England and was in an aircraft flying at night over German lines when a sudden fog caused the plane to crash, killing him.
    Public - Heather May - Other Relative - 28 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • Studholme, J. (1928). New Zealand Expeditionary Force record of personal services during the war of officers, nurses, and first-class warrant officers, and other facts relating to the N.Z.E.F. : unofficial but based on official records. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • The ulima-roarer : a collection of wails & fishy stories, etc., from the Indian Ocean. (1916). [Indian Ocean]: [15th Reinforcements]. AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      37: 23 AWMM
    • Studholme, J. (1928). New Zealand Expeditionary Force record of personal services during the war of officers, nurses, and first-class warrant officers, and other facts relating to the N.Z.E.F. : unofficial but based on official records. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
      Studholme, J. (1928). p. 200. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. 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

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28 April 2015Heather MayWaikanae New ZealandOther Relative
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