David Scott MacHardy

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: N/A
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
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  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 01.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 15C

Personal Information

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  • Occupation: Dundee Electricity Department
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Reverend J. F. Machardy, United Free Church, Kinnettles.

  • Siblings:

    1 Brother

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More about David Scott MacHardy

David enlisted in the City of Dundee Engineers a month before the outbreak of war and he initially served at the front with that unit. He returned and obtained a commission in the Highland Light Infantry and was Gazetted 20th January, 1916, leaving for the front in June 1916, aged 20. His elder brother served in the Mechanical Transport. David’s father died two months before him.

Additional information kindly supplied by Trevor Harkin

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