McKenzie (MacKenzie), George Osborne

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
  • Branch: Royal Air Force
  • Date of birth: June 27, 1893
  • Where born: West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: September 27, 1918
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Commemorated: Cairn in Memorial Park, Embro, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Years of service: June 28, 1917 - Sept. 27, 1918
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

George Osborne McKenzie, son of Margaret (nee Campbell) and George McDonald McKenzie of West Zorra Township was an elementary school teacher when he enlisted on June 28, 1917. A Second Leutenant with the Royal Air Force, he was killed in aerial combat near Arras, France, on September 27, 1918, and is commemorated on the Cairn in Memorial Park in Embro.

 

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