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Donald Lester MacKenzie

In memory of:

Rifleman Donald Lester MacKenzie

July 12, 1952


Hamburg, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

SF79014

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Rifle Battalion

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

January 21, 1921
Lewis, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

August 1, 1941
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of John Alexander and Ruth Eunice MacKenzie of New Wiltshire, Prince Edward Island. Husband of Carrie MacKenzie and father of Serena, Kendall, William and Barry MacKenzie of Wood Island, Prince Edward Island. Brother of Mary Hackett and Sarina Harding.

Commemorated on Page 32 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HANOVER MILITARY CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

Plot 6 Row C Grave 1

Location:

Hanover Military Cemetery adjoins Hanover War Cemetery. From the motorway A2/E34, which runs between Dortmund and Berlin, turn off at Junction 40 onto the 441 in the direction of Hannover, Ahlem and Seelze. After 7 kilometres turn right at the sign for Harrenberg, along Seelzestrasse, and continue through Harrenberg to the T junction and then turn left towards Hannover. Hanover Military Cemetery and Hanover War Cemetery are on the left of this road, 3 kilometres from the boundary of Harrenberg.

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