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William Thomas Charles Kennedy McKenzie

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 31 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 31 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Thomas Charles Kennedy AWMM
  • Surname
    McKenzie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Thomas Charles McKenzie AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 27098 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 May 1896 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WaikaiaSouthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.D. McKenzie (mother), Lyne Street, Gore, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 27098 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 4.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      144 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William McKenzie was the son of Margaret R. McKenzie, of 14 Avonhead Rd., Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand. Native of Waikaia, Invercargill.

    Embarked Wellington, 16 October 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 December 1916, and marched in to Reserve Group, Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 11 February 1917.
    Admitted to 4th General Hospital, Etaples, 17 February 1917 (orchitis); transferred to England, 23 February 1917, and admitted to 1st NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 24 February 1917; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 20 April 1917; discharged to Convalescent Depot, Codford, 24 April 1917.
    Marched out to France with Divisional Employment Company, 30 May 1917; joined 2nd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, 18 August 1917.
    Killed in action, 12 October 1917.

    Mother: Margaret R McKenzie, 14 Avonhead Road, Riccarton, Christchurch. Native of Waikaia, Invercargill AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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