The battalion is in action to the northeast of Lens, northern France
Artillery action during the night. Enemy raided a post of the [...] on our left. No casualties to me.
It is possible that John was one of two casualties reported the day before
Corporal JOHN MACKENZIE
Iain Mac Dhomhnaill Tailleir
Son of Donald and Catherine McKenzie, of 73, North Tolsta, Stornoway.
Last address in Lewis: 73 North Tolsta
Military unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/16357
Date of death: 9 June 1918 at the age of 38
Killed in action in France
Interred: Mont-Bernanchon British Cemetery, Gonnehem, grave I. G. 11
Local memorial: North Tolsta