Roll of Honour Sergeant Matthew Stanley McKenzie

Service number 1459
Rank Sergeant
Unit 1 Clearing Hospital Australian Army Medical Corps
Service Australian Army
Collection ID RCDIG1068881
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 08 December 1915 , aged 24
Place of Death Egypt
Cause of Fate Illness (Appendicitis)
Place of Association Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

Roll of Honour name projection

Sergeant Matthew Stanley McKenzie's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Tue 11 July, 2017 4:19 am
  • Fri 25 August, 2017 3:08 am
  • Mon 16 October, 2017 3:25 am
  • Mon 18 December, 2017 4:02 am
  • Tue 20 February, 2018 5:44 am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

Location on the Roll of Honour

Sergeant Matthew Stanley McKenzie name is located at 183 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


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