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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Fred" Frederick Charles MCKENZIE

Born 27 January 1916 in Collie, Western Australia [16]
Son of Nathaniel MCKENZIE and Hilda Muriel BREWER [17]
Shifted with his parents to Three Springs in mid 1921 [10: 15-Jul-1921]
Resided with his parents at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs and later onBonnie Vale Farm in Three Springs [19]
Resided in Three Springs from 1921 to 1941, and later worked locally as a Truck Driver [10] [19]
Began his schooling in February 1922 at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs [98]
Won 1st prize for Fretwork in the School-work section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 13 October 1927 [9: 21-Oct-1927]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 9 December 1933 [4: 16-Dec-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Attended the Parkinson Tennis Club's Dance held on Saturday 14 April 1934 at the Carnamah Hall [5: 20-Apr-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's Opening Season Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Member of the Three Springs Football Club 1934-1937 [5: 15-Jun-1934, 24-May-1935, 22-May-1936, 14-May-1937]
Attended the Inering School Dance held at the Carnamah Hall to raise money for books on Saturday 21 July 1934 [5: 27-Jul-1934]
He and Maud ILES won the spot dance during the Premiership Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 20 October 1934 [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Member of the Arrino Cricket Club in 1934-35 [5: 19-Apr-1935]
Member of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 8-Nov-1935, 30-Apr-1937]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1936 [5: 10-Apr-1936]
Attended Kenneth R. PETTIT's 21st birthday Social & Dance at his home in Three Springs on Saturday 23 May 1936 [5: 29-May-1936]
Member of the Three Springs Rifle Club in 1936 [5: 12-Jun-1936]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Attended the Surprise Party for Miss Joyce E. BASTIAN at The Oaks Farm in Three Springs on 12 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 23 June 1941 [16]
Flight Lieutenant 415087 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 90 Squadron during the Second World War [16]
Killed in Action on 26 June 1943 in a flying battle in Germany [18]
Buried and/or memorialised at the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery in Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany [17]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frederick Charles Mckenzie' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/frederick-charles-mckenzie [reference list]




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