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Regimental number4514
Place of birthSouth Grafton, New South Wales
AddressSouth Grafton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinMother, B Mackie, South Grafton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets for 3 years.
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5414
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Bridget MACKIE. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date20 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 8 August 1916 (shell shock); transferred to England, 9 August 1916, and admitted to Middlesex War Hospital, Napsbury, 10 August 1916.

Admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth. 5 December 1916 (gun shot wound, right eye).

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 15 March 1917; discharged to Command Depot, 19 May 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 66 days.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 20 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 August 1940
Age at death50
Place of burialGrafton Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MACKIE James
only minimal information is therefore available.

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