Private William G MacKenzie

  • France and Germany Star medal
  • General Service Medal (to 1962) Clasp medal
  • General Service Medal (to 1962) Clasp medal

William MacKenzie was enlisted into The Black Watch during World War II and volunteered for Airborne Forces.

He qualified as a military parachutist on Course B150 which ran at RAF Ringway from 24 January to 8 February 1945 and subsequently served with the 12th (Yorks) Parachute Battalion.

He deployed with the 12th Battalion on operations to Germany (Rhine Crossing and the Advance to the Baltic),the Far East and Palestine.

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David John Woods said:
14775599 Private W. G. MacKenzie
Palestine
5th Parachute Battalion
08.08.46 to 07.01.47
GSM Palestine WO 100/533 page 672 (Ancestry.com)
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