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Looking for MACKENZIE John (Jock) Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Journal by eilsjo

John Mackenzie as far as I know was born in Scotland, don't know where. He had one son Thomas Timothy Mackenzie, born 17/7/1923. John served in WW1. Fought at Gallipoli as he was awarded the 50th anniversary medal. He was a member of the Victorian Police Force in the 1920's.

Thomas Timothy Mackenzie married Lila May Gammon and had four children John, Peter, Patrick and Joanne

I am searching for information for my children, who are John Mackenzie's great grand children.

Surnames: GAMMON MACKENZIE
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on 2011-07-02 08:54:00

eilsjo has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jul 2011. is researching the following names: BROPHY, MACKENZIE, SHUTTLEWORTH and 2 other(s).

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by janilye on 2011-07-02 09:07:52

If you're in Victoria you could go to the police museum. It has photographs, documents etc and police service records from 1853 to today. It's at the world trade centre.
It hasn't been open long. I wouldn't mind going an having a look myself.

by janilye on 2011-07-02 09:11:04

an +d
In the mean time I will see what I can see. I'm assuming he was born around 1896 if he joined up.

by janilye on 2011-07-02 09:21:33

He was living at 336 Russell St, Melbourne in 1919 working as a constable. That's a start.

by eilsjo on 2011-07-03 04:41:37

Yes, that certainly is, thank you so much for that info. wonderful. Thanks for the info on the police museum. Did'nt know about it.

by eilsjo on 2011-08-13 17:50:44

did contact police museum, but haven't had any luck with a reply. So when I was in Melbourne on Friday, I called in. Now have a name to send my details to, so maybe with get somewhere. Here's hoping.

by janilye on 2011-08-13 19:20:08

Good luck with that eilsjo, let me know what you find out, won't you.
I found out that the place at 336 Russell was very cramped shared accommodation for the police and on the list of reasons that caused the strike.

by eilsjo on 2011-08-15 06:55:34

Ok, that's interesting. Will let you know. caroline oxley is the name of the person to contact at the police museum.

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