Private James McKenzie Victoria Cross
Service Number 7590
World War 1
On 19 December 1914 at Rouges Blancs, France, Private MacKenzie rescued a severely wounded man from the front of the German trenches under a very heavy fire and after a stretcher party had been compelled to abandon the attempt. Private MacKenzie was killed later on that day while trying to carry out a similar act.
Private MacKenzie has no known grave but his name is listed on panel 1 the Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing in Berks Cemetery Extension near Ploegsteert in Hainaut, Belgium
|Name of Memorial
|Junction of Rochelles Road and New Abbey Road New Abbey Road/Rochelle Road Maxwelltown Nithsdale Dumfries And Galloway DG2 7LZ
|Maxwelltown and Troqueer War Memorial
|World War 1
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