John Swan MACKIE


MACKIE, John Swan

Service Number: 30427
Enlisted: 6 June 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 4th Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: St Kilda East, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Accountant
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 21 October 1917
Cemetery: Menin Road South Military Cemetery
Plot 111, Row L, Grave 23 Rev. W. Merrith Holliday officiated Headstone inscription reads: Rest in the Lord, Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 30427, Enlisted at Melbourne
23 Nov 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 30427, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres
23 Nov 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 30427, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
21 Oct 1917: Involvement Gunner, SN 30427, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Rev. I.Gordon and Agnes Jane Mackie of 'Albany' Redan Street, St, Kilda, Victoria, later of 'Myoora', Irving road, Toorak, Victoria; brother of Alexander Gordon Mackie

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal