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Gunner 30427

4th Australian Divisional Ammunition Column

Melbourne, Victoria

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

Melbourne, Victoria 6/6/1916

Age 22 years 11 months, 140 pounds, blue eyes and brown hair



He was killed in action on the Menin Road Ypres on 21/10/1917

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

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

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



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MACKIE, John Swan

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