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John (Jack) McKenzie (1815–1884)

John McKenzie was transported to Tasmania in 1845 for horse stealing. His conduct record says that he could read and write, was 5 feet 8½ inches (173 cms) tall, with a fair complexion, oval head, red hair, high cheek bones, medium forehead, and grey eyes. He was placed in a gang at Salt Water River. He was granted a conditional pardon in May 1853 and returned to New South Wales.

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New South Wales, Australia


15 June, 1884 (aged ~ 69)
Goodooga, New South Wales, Australia

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