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Number Gunner 30427

Battalion 4th Australian Divisional Ammunition Column

Place of Birth Melbourne

Next of Kin His mother, Mrs. Agnes Mackie of
Redan St St Kilda

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 6/6/1916

Physical details on enlistment Age 22 years 11 months,
140 pounds, blue eyes and brown hair

Religion Presbyterian

Occupation Accountant

Date and place of death He was killed in action on the
Menin Road Ypres on 21/10/1917

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried on the Menin Rd Military Cemetery by the Rev W Meredith Holliday

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was the brother of Mrs. A M Black of Tarwin Meadows

Military History

He is on the Meeniyan Honour Roll
He attended Wesley College
23/11/16 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Honorata
29/1/17 He disembarked Plymouth
He is in training in England
8/8/17 He proceeded to France
13/8/17 He was taken on strength in Belgium
2110/17 He was wounded in action in Belgium and died of wounds at the 12th Australian Field Ambulance
His effects were: 2 discs, a pipe, 1 purse, 1 pair of folding scissors, 3 keys on ring, 1 pouch and 1 small metal ring.
He was the son of Rev J Gordon Mackie and Agnes Jane Mackie of Myoora Irving Rd Toorak.
His brother Alexander Mackie was also killed in action on 4/9/1917


MACKIE, John Swan

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