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Sergeant William Samuel Alexander McKenzie

1889
Born at Bacchus Marsh, VIC
19/8/1914
Enlisted in the AIF, 4th Light Horse Regiment, aged 25
19/10/1914
Embarked aboard the HMAT A18 Wiltshire
10/12/1914
Disembarked in Egypt
22-24/4/1915
Landed at Gallipoli
2/8/1915 - 8/8/1915
Admitted to hospital, Lemnos - diarrhoea
24/12/1915
Promoted to Lance Corporal
27/12/1915
Disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt
5/8/1916
Admitted to the 11th General Hospital
21/6/1917
Promoted to Corporal
15/8/1917 - 26/8/1917
To hospital, sick
31/10/1917
Possibly in the Charge at Beersheba
11/11/1917 - 22/11/1917
Appointed Temporary Sergeant
4/12/1917 - 2/2/1918
Appointed Temporary Sergeant
18/4/1918
Appointed Temporary Sergeant
25/4/1918 - 25/5/1918
Detached to school of instruction - Jericho, Palestine
23/7/1918
Promoted to Sergeant
7/10/1918 - 8/10/1918
Admitted to hospital
27/10/1918
Admitted to hospital
4/11/1918
Embarked from Beirut
6/11/1918
Disembark Alexandria, Egypt
7/11/1918 - 13/11/1918
Admitted to the 14th Australian general Hospital - debility
15/11/1918
Embarked from Suez, Egypt aboard the Port Darwin
24/12/1918
Returned to Australia for 1914 leave
22/2/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1970
Died in Bacchus Marsh, VIC, aged 80

Last updated by lee, Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:32:34