Warren Ainsleigh MCHARDIE

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MCHARDIE, Warren Ainsleigh

Service Numbers: QX11542, QX 11542
Enlisted: 22 February 1941, Townsville
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Mackay, Queensland, Australia, 27 July 1912
Home Town: Townsville, Townsville, Queensland
Schooling: Towoomba Grammar School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Advertising Salesman
Died: Killed in action, Papua, 22 November 1942, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
C 5 E 2 Final resting place
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN QX11542
22 Feb 1941: Enlisted Australian Army, Private, SN QX 11542, Townsville
22 Nov 1942: Involvement Australian Army, Private, SN QX 11542, 2nd/31st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Warren Ainsley McHARDIE was born on 27th July, 1912 in Mackay, Queensland

His parents were Charles Gilchrist McHARDIE & Elizabeth Jessie LINDSAY

He married Frances Maud McDERMAID in Queensland in 1942

Warren was killed in action on 22nd November, 1942 - his final resting place is the Bomana cemetery, Port Moresby -

His name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial & the Roll of Honour in Townsville