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Name McKenzie, Walter
Other Names Walter Beaton McKenzie
Born Aug. 30, 1897
Birthplace Kincardine Township, ON
Places of residence Walter was born in Kincardine Township. He enlisted for service in the First World War in Tiverton in January 1916.

Associated Records

Image of A2012.010.002 - Teeswater and Culross service men

A2012.010.002 - Teeswater and Culross service men

This type-written letter names the service men whose portraits were included in W.J. Freeman's window display (See A2012.010.002). Letter includes an addition at the bottom addressed to "Dear Friends", explaining the window display, and signed "From your old Friend, W.J. Freeman." Names include: Arkell, William (Billie) Arscott, Walter Bellamy, Gib. Brown, Bert Bryce, I. Carter, George Chapple, David Chapple, Stan Cranin, Frank Cronin, John Daw, Fred Dickison, Earl Doerr, Albert Elliott, Harold Elliott, Mac Gillies, Donald Grant, Donald Grubb, Alfred Halliday, Harly Halliday, Sinclair Hardy, Eldon Herd, Don Houston, Hugh Hughes, Sam Hunter, Jack Hyslop, Don H

Image of A2012.010.001 - Print, Photographic

A2012.010.001 - Print, Photographic

This photograph features a window display containing the photographic portraits of service men from Teeswater and Culross. The display was in W.J. Freeman's store window. According to a note typed by Freeman dated May 27, 1943, the photos "created quite an interest and helped to put the fourth Victory Loan over the top. The slogan was 'Back the Attack' by buying bonds and 'Back our Boys.'" Names of individuals listed in the letter (see A2012.010.002) include: Freeman, William J. Arkell, William (Billie) Arscott, Walter Bellamy, Gib. Brown, Bert Bryce, I. Carter, George Chapple, David Chapple, Stan Cranin, Frank Cronin, John Daw, Fred Dickison, Earl Doerr, Albert Elliott, Harol

Image of A2015.022.002 - Print, Photographic

A2015.022.002 - Print, Photographic

A group photograph featuring five rows of men in military uniform standing in front of a wooden building, likely at Witley Camp, England, ca. Sept. - Nov. 1917. These men were members of No. 13 Platoon, D Company, 160th Battalion C.E.F. consisting of Kincardine, Lucknow, Ripley, Tiverton and area men. The man at each end of the 2nd row is holding a snare drum. The words "West & Son, Goldaming" are hand printed in white in lower right corner of photograph. The mat board onto which the photograph is pasted bears the studio name "Evans London Studio" parially covered by black paint. The identity of the men: Back Row 1 Pte. David Stewart Finlayson 651678 2 Pte. Edgar Joseph McAfee 6