Frank Ezekiel McKENZIE

Regimental number12/190
AddressParnell, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, Kenneth McKenzie, Mangarimu, Feilding
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During our offensive he did excellent work in establishing a post under heavy fire from shell and machine guns. He was twice driven out of his position before he finally consolidated it. He displayed the greatest courage.'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 16 August 1917

Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body