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Andrew McKenzie

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Andrew McKenzie
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 15 Jul 1916
Place of Birth Katanning, Western Australia
Death 17 Aug 1942
Place of Death MV Nino Bixio
Age at Enlistment 24 years, 4 months
Address Karragullen, Western Australia
Next of Kin , Mrs Margaret Fleay
Military Information
Reg Number WX5581
Date of Enlistment 11 Dec 1940
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2/28th Australian Infantry Battalion
Post War Details
Fate POW 26/27 Jul 1942 Ruin Ridge, Libya
Died in captivity, at sea
Monument(s) Katanning War Memorial
Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
External Monument(s) The Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial Ballarat, Victoria
Australian War Memorial Australian War Memorial
Medals 1939-45 Star
Africa Star
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45



Pre War

War Service

Enlisted in Claremont


Reported "Missing" in the West Australian 29 Aug 1942, and later in the same newspaper's 24 Oct 1942 dition "POW".

Notes

For further details visit https://nzhistory.govt.nz/page/attack-nino-bixio (accessed 23 Mar 2019)


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