Captain Keith Bethune Mackenzie

2nd Bn, The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) attached to 1st Bn, The Gordon Highlanders, 8th Brigade, 3rd Division, B.E.F.

Malvern Commemoration: The Priory Church of St Mary and St Michael,

Burial/Commemoration: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

Nature of Death: Killed in action near Ypres, Flanders 12/11/1914

Age: 34

Next of Kin: Son of James and Jane Bethune Mackenzie of Daresbury, Priory Road, Great Malvern; husband of Louise Scott Mackenzie of 14, Paulton Sq, Chelsea

Previous Employment: Regular Army Officer with Boer War service

Keith Bethune Mackenzie courtesy of Malvern College

The Malvern News reported on the 5th December 1914: Captain Keith Bethune Mackenzie the elder son of Mr James Mackenzie and Mrs Mackenzie of Woodham House, Horsell, Woking and formerly of Daresbury, Malvern was killed in action near Ypres on the 12th November. He was a Captain in the Seaforth Highlanders attached to the 1st Gordon Highlanders at the front. He leaves a widow.

Captain Keith Mackenzie is remember on Tain War memorial along with his brother Eric. They both attended Tain Royal Academy along with their sister from 1891-1892, staying at Morangie House.

Malvern News 5/12/14
Jason Ubych
Photo: Malvern College

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