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McKENZIE, ALEXANDER

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On board the U.S.S. Colorado during the capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting at the side of Lt. McKee during this action, McKenzie was struck by a sword and received a severe cut in the head from the blow.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate U.S.S. Colorado

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Korean Campaign 1871 Glasgow, Scotland

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Colorado during the capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting at the side of Lt. McKee during this action, McKenzie was struck by a sword and received a severe cut in the head from the blow.