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Archibald Edmund HARDIE

Regimental number4829
Place of birthKoroit Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBank clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Hardie, Liebig Street, Warrnamboool, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


Recommendation date: 10 January 1919

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the whole of the time that his N.C.O. has been under my command (about two years) he has carried out the duties assigned to him in a manner that calls for the highest commendation. his energy, conscientiousness, and not only has he done his job well, but often he has been called upon to perform other work in addition, and has always done it cheerfully and exceptionally well.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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