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John Scott HARDIE

Regimental number6012
Place of birthDudley Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Place of birthEllinbank, Gippsland, Victoria
SchoolEllinbank State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressWarragul, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, Alex. L Hardie, Ellinbank, Warragul, Victoria
Previous military serviceMember of the Sea View Rifle Club
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name5th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Pneumonia
FateDied of disease 12 March 1916
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 347), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah HARDIE
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1024 Pte Charles Vivian HARDIE, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 4 October 1918; 901 George James HARDIE, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.

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