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. Killed In action at Hooge near Ypres, November 12, 1914.

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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