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VC908   Hugh McDonald McKenzie

Name   Hugh McDonald McKenzie   No.   1158   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   908   Awards   VC    DCM

Regiment   7th Canadian Machine Gun Corps, No. 3 Company, CEF



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Liverpool, Merseyside, England

Place Of Death   Meescheele Spur, Belgium

Buried/Location Ashes   Named on Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing, Ypres, Belgium (location unknown)


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone       Plot/Grave no.   Panel 32, Column 11

Gazetted   13 February 1918

VC Presented   Registered post to his widow, Majory


P  Named on Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing, Ypres, Belguim

Mount McKenzie, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Abercromby Square, Liverpool. Merseyside

Memorial Plaque, Rosebank Primary School, Rosebank Road, Dundee, Scotland

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, British High Commission, Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

By The Way…

His Victoria Cross was destroyed in a house fire, at the home of his daughter, Amherstburg, Lake Erie. A replacement was presented to his daughter who, in turn, donated it to the Canadian War Museum

VC Held By

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Museum of the Regiments, 4520 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada



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The First World War

BORN   5 December 1885

DIED   30 October 1917    AGE   31

VC Won   30 October 1917   AGE   31

Place VC Won   Meeschele Spur, Belguim

War/Campaign   First World War 1917