|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Russell Street, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, William McHardie, Russell Street, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Work at Broodseind Ridge on 4 and 5 October 1917.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty while in command of his platoon. He captured a machine gun and crew, and occupied the most advanced position held by the battalion, from which he succeeded in dispersing enemy troops massing for counter attack. He handled his Lewis gun in person after the team had become casualties.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|