Name:-   Mackenzie, John Kenneth

Nationality:-    Australian

Age :-   43

Rank:-   Corporal

Number:-  6789


Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  14th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Date of death:-   25th September 1917

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Lijsenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    XIX.C.19.

Family information:-    Son of James and Elizabeth Gray Mackenzie; husband of May Mackenzie of Urana, New South Wales.  Native of Blairgowrie.

Extra information:-

John Kenneth MacKenzie died of wounds.  He enlisted at Urana, NSW.

1891 Census

Rosbyn Cottage, Hill, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

James McKenzie, head, 45, maltman, b. Blairgowrie

Elizabeth G McKenzie, 45, wife, b. Kirkmichael

Jessie McKenzie, daughter, 15, domestic servant, b. Blairgowrie

Lizzie J McKenzie, daughter, 13, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

Ella McKenzie, daughter, 11, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

William McKenzie, son, 6, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

1881 Census

Upper Hill Cottage, Blairgowrie

James McKenzie, head, 35, maltman, b. Blairgowrie

Elizabeth McKenzie, wife, 35, b. Kirkmichael

Thomas McKenzie, son, 13, drapers apprentice, b. Blairgowrie

Margaret McKenzie, daughter, 11, scholar, b. Perth, Perthshire

James McKenzie, son, 9, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

John McKenzie, son, 7, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

Jessie McKenzie, daughter, 5, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

Elizabeth McKenzie, daughter, 3, b. Blairgowrie

Isabella McKenzie, daughter, 7 months, b. Blairgowrie

Blairgowrie Cemetery

Monumental Inscription

In memory of James McKenzie, Hill Cottage, Blairgowrie, who died at Coupar Angus 15th January 1899, aged 53.  Also his family Jessie died 24th March 1893 aged 17; James died in Nyassaland 22nd September 1893 aged 22; Ella died 26th August 1898 aged 17; Lizzie died 4th June 1900 aged 22; Elizabeth Gray wife of the above James McKenzie died 19th October 1908, aged 62, and their sons John Cpl 14th A.I.F. died of wounds in France 25th September 1917 aged 43; William died at Blairgowrie 15th January 1915 aged 30; Margaret McNab Crow died in Canada ?th March 1958.


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