McKenzie, John

Regimental Number: 160087
Rank: Sergeant
Branch: 2nd Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles

John was born in Varna, Ontario on January 16, 1892. In 1914, he filed on SE 8-71-3-W6. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in September of 1915. John suffered from severe gunshot wounds to his left thigh and right shoulder on April 10, 1917. He was later awarded the Military Medal. In 1919, John filed on SW 21-71-3-W6 in the Glen Leslie area. He left the area in 1923. John died in London, Ontario on July 3, 1968.

Sources: Pioneers of the Peace p. 291; Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 438