David Francis McKenzie

David Francis McKenzie born 17th January 1898 in Halewood. baptized 6th March 1898 in St Peter’s Woolton Liverpool . Father  also David a gardener and  mother Anne Jane..

In 1901 The Mackenzie family living Grange Cottages Higher Rd Halewood

According to the 1911 census, David lived at Yew Tree Cottage in Halewood with the rest of his sizable family, including his siblings: Ernest, age 15; Martha, age 11; Nora, age 10; Jenny, age 5; John, age 7; Wilding, age 3; and Alec, age 1.

David’s Pension to Father Yew Tree Cottage (Higher Road)  Halewood  The  pension record lists 2 serial numbers 202872 and 685243

According to the database The Soldiers Who Die: Great War 1914 – 1919, Private David McKenzie, born Halewood. Serial Number 202872, served in 2/4th Bn Prince of Wales, South Lancashire.

He was killed in action 31 October 1917.

Private David Mckenzie is Remembered with Honour
Bard Cottage Cemetery
Ypres, Belgium