Malvern College First World War Casualty

Captain Keith Bethune MacKenzie

Photo of Keith Bethune MacKenzie
House and time at Malvern: Day, 1892 - 1896.

Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders.
Died: 12 November 1914 aged 35 in Belgium. Killed in action near Ypres.
Battle: First Battle of Ypres. Cemetery: Ypres Menin Gate P 3B

Born 1 Dec 1879, Shanghai, China. Son of James and Jane MacKenzie, Daresbury, Malvern.
Junior School — Upper IV.
Seaforth Highlanders (from Militia) 1901; Captain 1911; South African War 1900-02, Queen’s Medal with 5 Clasps: Saxe-Ernestine Order 1907.
Great War, attached Gordon Highlanders.

Husband of Louise Scott MacKenzie, of 14, Paulton Square, Chelsea, London.

He was killed instantly by a shell at Hooge near Ypres on the 12th November 1914.

His recreations were golf and football, and he was a member of the Worcestershire Golf Club and Nairn Gold Club.
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