CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Mary Agnes McKenzie
Died: June 27, 1918

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship)
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Thomas C McKenzie, father. Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
April 28, 1880
Trade or Calling:
Nurse
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Toronto, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
January 31, 1916
Age at enlistment:
35
Height:
5 Feet 3 Inches
Chest:
41 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Missing, presumed Killed
Battle Died/Wounded:
Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86
Date of Death:
June 27, 1918
Age at Death:
38
Buried at:
Halifax Memorial, Nova Scotia
Plot:
Panel 2.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Female
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship)
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps Ontario Military Hospital, Orpington

Daughter of Thomas C. McKenzie and Mary B. McKenzie of Davenport Road, Toronto, Ontario

She was born in Toronto, on April 28, 1880 and she enlisted on January 31, 1916 at Toronto, Ontario. She had graduated from the Nursing School at the Rochester General Hospital in 1903.
The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.