Alexander Mackenzie, 14 Laxay

Last address in Lewis: 14 Laxay,
Son of Malcolm and Mary Ann MacKenzie, of 14, Laxay Lochs, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland.
Service unit: 13th Australian Infantry
Service number: 3855
Date of death: 18 April 1917 at the age of 35
Was taken POW and died of wounds in Germany
Interred: Hamburg Cemetery, grave III. G. 5.
Local memorial: Kinloch, Laxay

Height: 5 ft 4½ in
Complexion: Fresh
Eyes: Hazel
Hair: Black
Religious denomination: Presbyterian
Occupation / trade: Shipwright

Joined up in Holdsworthy, New South Wales
Age at attestation: 28 years 3 months
Service unit: Australians
Service number: 3855
Wounded and taken prisoner April 1917

His brother Donald was a captain in the Merchant Navy and survived the war.

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