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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Keith Ingleby Mackenzie -

Name : Keith Ingleby Mackenzie.

Son of Kenneth Walter Ingleby Mackenzie, Physician and Surgeon, and Florence Elizabeth Mackenzie (née Sale) of Lansdowne House, Ryde.

Born 1898, Ryde.
  Census information :

1901 : Kenneth and Florence Mackenzie, with Keith aged 2, are at Lansdowne House, Ryde.

1911 : Keith Ingleby Mackenzie, aged 12, is a boarding pupil at Winton House [School], Andover Road, Winchester.
  Service details :

2nd Lieutenant (Pilot) Keith Ingleby Mackenzie, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, attached to 16th Sqn., Royal Flying Corps

  Casualty details :

Died : 8 April 1917, agd 18.

Buried at : Bois-Carre British Cemetery, Thelus, Pas de Calais, France.

CWGC record ...

Mackenzie served with 16th Sqn RFC, and was on a photographic sortie flying a BE.2G aircraft (serial no A2815) with Lt Guy Everingham as Observer, when he was shot down 1 km west of Vimy-de-Bonval. The shooting was claimed by the German Rittmaster von Richton.

CWGC record ... for Lt Guy Everingham.
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 08
Ryde Borough War Memorial
Ryde All Saints Church War Memorial
Ryde All Saints Church Memorial Chapel
  Photographs and Documents :

Royal Aero Club index card K I Mackenzie Royal Aero Club album page K I Mackenzie
K I Mackenzie's index card and photograph from the Royal Aero Club

image courtesy Ancestry.com. Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008. Original data: Royal Aero Club. Royal Aero Club index cards and photographs are in the care of the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, London, England.
  Documents and newspaper cuttings :


14 April 1917

Killed in Action etc
MACKENZIE - April 8, killed in action, Lieut. K.I. Mackenzie, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, attached to the R.F.C., second son of Dr. K.W. Ingleby Mackenzie, of Ryde.

Isle of Wight Times 3 May 1917
  Acknowledgments :

John Bloodworth for aircraft information; Ann Barrett for newspaper cutting.
  Page Status :

Page last updated : 17 December 2013 (revised format and added newspaper cutting)


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