Private George Mackenzie, died of of wounds on 23 December 1916, in France. He was aged 20.
George enlisted at Golspie and served with the 1/6th (Morayshire) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders T.F. and his Regimental Number was 5543. He had formerly been with 1036 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders.
George’s parents were Kenneth and Annie Sinclair MacKenzie of Reidchalmie (Reidchalmai), Rogart
He was buried in the Contay British Cemetery, France and is commemorated on the Rogart War Memorial.
Grateful thanks to The Scottish Military Research Group – Commemorations Project for information on this page. The news clipping from the People’s Journal of 20 January 1917, courtesy of AmBaile.