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Alex Gordon HARDIE

Regimental number2672
Place of birthKing Edward Scotland
Other NamesHARDIE, Alex. Gordon
OccupationFarm hand
AddressSunbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Hans Hardie, Burside, Goldwells, Scotland
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2672B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Conspicuous bravery and attentions to wounded at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 2 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Alex spelt Alexander

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry. For several days he carried wounded men night and day under heavy shell fire. He showed a dogged pluck and determination at a time of stress.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Date of death19 July 1965
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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