29 - RECORDS OF THE MEN OF LOCHBROOM
22983 CORPL. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE,
2nd Bn. The Seaforth Highlanders.
Son of Mr. Alexander Mackenzie, 3 Lots, Scoraig, Lochbroom.
Emigrated to America, and obtained a post as Steward in a large American liner.
He quickly rose to be Head Steward, but, upon the outbreak of war, he made
every effort to relinquish this lucrative post at the earliest possible moment.
|Joined the Royal Scots Fusiliers
||March, 1916. |
|Proceeded to France
|Killed in action in the Battle of the Somme
||30th July. 1916. |
Had two brothers serving -
- Kenneth Mackenzie, Royal Air Force.
- Murdo Maclean, Rosyth Naval Base.
“Earth shall not remember, but the Waiting Angel knows." Rudyard Kipling.