MACKENZIE Boyce Mackay Scobie

Category: Military
Rank: Captain
Regiment or Ship: Royal Fusiliers; 8th Bn The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Service Number(s): 632
Date of Birth: 1889
Place of Birth: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Date of Death: 22.03.1918
Place of Death: France Place of Burial / Memorials:

Poziers Memorial.  Panel 14 and 15.

Address: 14 Fairmount Road, Bexhill on Sea

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Family Information

Parents:          Mackey Donald Scobie MacKenzie, (1846-1934), and Florence MacKenzie, (1860-1909), nee Stevenson.

Siblings:         Marjorie, born 1888 and Barbara, born in 1897

Mackey was a Bank Manager by profession and, in 1901, the family were living in Clifton, Bristol.

When Boyce was killed he left an estate of £550.2s.5d, to his father:- Mackey Donald Scobie MacKenzie – retired bank manager.  It was seen then that Boyce’s address was 14 Fairmount Road, Bexhill on Sea.

First World War Experience

Boyce enlisted on 12th November 1915 and was sent to serve in France. He was killed in the battleground of The Somme and is commemorated on Panel 14 and 15 of the cemetery.  There were 14,709 casualties buried/recorded there.

Boyce was awarded the Victory Medal, the British War Medal, and the 15 Star.

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