We remember John Mackenzie

We remember John Mackenzie

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1886
birth Osclay, Wick, Lybster, Caithness, Scotland United Kingdom Source:9238579 Source:2824861 1886
1904
education Student of Arts, 1904-07, M.A. 1907 University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom Source:9238579 1904 - 1907
1907
employment Teacher Thurso Academy Thurso, Scotland United Kingdom Source:9238579 1907 - 1915
1915
commission Unknown Source:9238579 1915
1915
enlistment Source:9238579 1915
1915
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant Scottish Rifles 13th (Bantam) Battalion Source:9238579 1915 - April 1916
1916
service British Army Lieutenant Northumberland Fusiliers 8th (Service) Battalion Source:9238579 May 1916 - 26th September 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9238579 10th July 1916 - 26th September 1916
1916
dates Age 30 Source:9238579 26th September 1916
education John excelled at Athletics Swiney and Lybster Schools Lybster, Caithness, Scotland United Kingdom Source:9238579
1916
death Killed in Action The Battle of Thiepval Ridge (Battle of the Somme) France Source:9238579 26th September 1916
burial Thurso War Memorial Thiepval Memorial Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Thurso, Caithness, Scotland Somme He has no known grave and is therefore commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the missing 72,000 men of British and South African forces who died in the Somme sector before 20 March 1918. United Kingdom France Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B Source:9241583 Source:9238579

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Mackenzie
Source 2824861
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Mackenzie
Source 9238579
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Scottish Rifles 13th (Bantam) Battalion 2nd Lieutenant
British Army Northumberland Fusiliers 8th (Service) Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Sutherland mother

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Charles133822

External Evidence

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University of Edinburgh, Roll of Honour, 1914-1919 Charles133822
Thurso War Memorial Charles133822

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Lieutenant John Mackenzie Charles133822
Northumberland Fusiliers at Thiepval Sept 1916 Charles133822
Stretcher bearers, the Battle of Thiepval Ridge Charles133822
Aerial photo of Thiepval under bombardment, 1916 Charles133822

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