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Sir Clutha Nantes Mackenzie (11 February 1895 – 30 March 1966) was a New Zealand politician and worker for the blind. He was briefly a Reform Party Member of Parliament.
A son of Sir Thomas Mackenzie, who was High Commissioner in London and was previously a Liberal politician (and Prime Minister in 1912), he enlisted in the Army in World War I. He was blinded at Chunak Bair during the Gallipoli campaign and was sent to the No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital at Walton-on-Thames to convalesce. At the hospital he was one of the patients of his sister Mary, who was a member of the Voluntary Aid Detachment here. After recovering he was sent to the live with other blind soldiers in a house in Portland before attending St Dunstan's, the Institute for the Bling Soldiers and Sailors. At the institute he learnt Braille as well as how to type.
He was active in organisations for the blind; he was attached to the UN and was Chairman of the World Braille Council. He was appointed a Knight Bachelor in the 1935 New Year Honours. Later that year he was awarded the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal.
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