K F MacKenzie

Lieutenant Kenneth FitzPatrick MacKenzie Cameron Highlanders was the grandson of General Sir George Higginson KCB, a Governor of Wellington College. He was the son of Major William Roderick Dalziel Mackenzie and Maud Evelyn Mackenzie, of Gyldernscroft, Marlow, Bucks.

He was killed in France on 25 September 1915 in the attack on the Hohenzollern Redoubt.

He was in the Blücher between 1904 and 1910, and was made School Prefect in 1909.

He went up to Trinity, Oxford with a scholarship and secured Honours in the Final History School in 1912. He was President of the OUDS and played for the Trinity XI.

Whilst up at Oxford he was also initiated into the Apollo, the lodge of the University.

He passed the necessary examination for a clerkship in the House of Lords, but in August 1914 joined the 5th Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders as Second Lieutenant, being promoted in December of the same year. 

He was a member of the Travellers’.