Private Malcolm Mckenzie

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1 month 2 weeks ago #51904 by Elmarie
Private Malcolm Mckenzie [4536]
Died 3/6/1901 - Potchefstroom, South Africa

See this unusual headstone....


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1 month 2 weeks ago #51910 by Brett Hendey
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That is indeed a most unusual headstone! Thank you for showing it. Is it unusual for a headstone of a Private to be erected by both the officers and other ranks of his regiment? I would be interested in knowing the identity of the rocks used in the surrounds and for the inscribed part. Something local, perhaps? Also, I could not make out the identity of the Hussars regiment, while the year of death is given as 1909, not 1901.
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Brett

PS Like Baden Powell (of this forum, not the ABW B-P), my eyesight is now less that perfect, so I hope that I have not made any blunders in my peering at McKenzie's memorial.

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