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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.

Keith Bethune Mackenzie courtesy of Malvern College

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

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 [1] on the 12th November. He was a Captain in the Seaforth Highlanders [2] attached to the 1st Gordon Highlanders [3] 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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[1] Ypres: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Ypres

[2] Seaforth Highlanders: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaforth_Highlanders

[3] Gordon Highlanders: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Highlanders

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