|Full name||Douglas Charles McKenzie|
|Born||15 March 1906|
Kew, Victoria, Australia
|Died|| 1 July 1979 73) (aged|
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
|Relations|| EN McKenzie (brother)|
GD McKenzie (nephew)
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||9 March 1935 Western Australia v New South Wales|
|Last First-class||24 December 1945 Western Australia v Australian Services|
Source: CricketArchive, 7 November 2011
Douglas Charles McKenzie (born 15 March 1906, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia – 1 July 1979, Perth, Western Australia) was an Australian cricketer.
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Douglas McKenzie represented Western Australia in four first-class matches as a right-handed batsman between 1934/1935 and 1945/1946. He also played in grade cricket.
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