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Lt S J L Hardie 6th A&SH's & MGC


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I am interested to find out anything at all about this man. I see from the medal rolls he was MG Officer and later transferred to MGC.

Anyone seen him mentioned anywhere? Has anyone got the 6th Battalion War Diary.

I would much appreciate any information that may be out there.

Thanks

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Our starter for ten - to give us his full names:

Medal card of Hardie, Steven James Lindsay

Corps Regiment No Rank

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Second Lieutenant

6th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Lieutenant Colonel

Machine Gun Corps Lieutenant Colonel

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documen...p;resultcount=5

Also two x MID cards - one as Lieutenant, MGC & 1 as Lt (acting Major) MGC.

Steve.

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A few Gazette entries for you....

1. Promotion to Lieutenant (LG#29236, 20th July 1915).

6th (Renfrewshire) Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders);

Second Lieutenant Steven J. L. Hardie to be temporary Lieutenant. Dated 1st May, 1915.

Link to Gazette is Here

2. Promotion to Temp/Captain and secondment to MGC (LG#29319, 7th October 1915)

Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders).

Lieutenant Steven J. L. Hardie to be temporary Captain. Dated 24th July, 1915.

Captain Steven J. L. Hardie is seconded whilst acting as Brigade Machine Gun Officer. Dated 24th July, 1915.

Link to Gazette is Here

3. Relinquishment of Temp./Captaincy (LG#29783, 13th October 1916)

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.—Lt. (temp. Capt.) S. J. L. Hardie relinquishes the temp. rank of Capt. on alteration in

posting. 16th Jan. 1916.

Lt. S. J. L. Hardie is now seconded for duty with the M.G.C. 16th Jan. 1916.

Link to Gazette is Here

4. Awarded Distinguished Service Order (LG#29886, 1st January 1917) - No Citation.

Lt. (temp. Capt.) (temp. Maj.) Steven James Lindsay Hardie, Arg. & Suth'd Highrs.

Link to Gazette is Here

Steve

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D.S.O. - 1-1-1917:

Lt. (temp. Capt.) (temp. Maj) Steven James Lindsay Hardie, Arg. & Suth'd Highrs.

http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/ViewPDF.a...t=&similar=

Commission, LG 11-7-1913

6th (Renfrewshire) Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders); Steven James Lindsay Hardie to be Second Lieutenant. Dated 1st July, 1913.

http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/ViewPDF.a...t=&similar=

EDIT : Ok, over to you, Steve. :) (4 more Gazette entries at least....)

Steve.

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5. An A&SH entry (LG#29649, 1st July 1916)

Argyll and Sutherland Highrs.

2nd Lt. (temp. Capt.) S. J. L. Hardie to be Lt. (temp. Capt.), and remain seconded. 16th Jan. 1916.

Link to Gazette is Here

6. A Machine Gun Corps entry (LG#29766, 27th September 1916)

The undermentioned to be temp. Capts. whilst comdg. a Co.: —

2nd Lt. S. J. L. Hardie (Arg. & Suth'd Highrs. (T.F.)). 16 Jan. 1916.

Link to Gazette is Here

7. Another Machine Gun Corps entry (LG#29768, 28th September 1916)

The undermentioned to be temp. Majs. whilst comdg. M.G. Cos.: —

14 July 1916.

Lt. (temp. Capt.) S. J. L. Hardie (Arg. & Suth'd Highrs. (T.F.) ).

Link to Gazette is Here

8. Another MGC entry (LG#30257, 29th August 1917)

MACHINE GUN CORPS.

The undermentioned to be Divnl. M.G. Offrs.: —

Temp. Maj. S. J. L. Hardie, D.S.O. (Lt., Arg. and Suth'd Highrs., T.F.). 17 June 1917.

Link to Gazette is Here

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9. Another A&SH entry (LG#30220, 7th August 1917).

Lt. S. J. L. Hardie, D.S.O., to be Capt., with precedence as from 1st June 1916 next above Capt. G. S. Nelson-Scott, and to remain seconded M.G.C. 13th May 1917.

Link to Gazette is Here

10. Promotion to temp./Lt.-Col with MGC (LG#30602, 28th March 1918)

The undermentioned temp. Majors to comd. a Bn., and to be temp. Lt.-Cols.: —

27 Dec. 1917.

S. J. L. Hardie, D.S.O. (Capt., Arg. & Suth'd. Highrs., T.F.).

Link to Gazette is Here

Regards

Steve

EDIT: Stebie, apart from the MIDs have I missed anything? ;):)

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11. Retrospective appointment as temp. Major. (LG #30217, 3-8-1917)

War Office,

3rd August, 1917.

REGULAR FORCES.

MACHINE GUN CORPS.'

The undermentioned to be temp. Majs. 14 July 1916:

Lt. (actg. Maj.) S. J. L. Hardie, D.,S.O. (Arg. and Suth'd Highrs., T.F.).

http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/ViewPDF.a...t=&similar=

I think that's about it....

Steve.

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I think that's about it....

Excellent teamwork :) How about the MIDs ??? I haven't been able to find them (yet).

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Steve (both).

Thank you very much, between you you have provided me with just about all I could wish for.

Your help is much appreciated.

John

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Presume this is him from the 1901 census - Ancestry

Name: Steven J L Hardie

Age: 15

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886

Relationship: Son

Father's Name: John

Mother's Name: Annie

Gender: Male

Where born: Paisley, Renfrewshire

Registration Number: 573/1

Registration district: Paisley

Civil Parish: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Address: Tinnaburn, Glasgow Rd

Occupation: Scholar

Household Members:

Name Age

Annie Hardie 47

John Hardie 47 - Ancestry shows his occupation as a Mathematical Waster - wonder what this was??

John A Hardie 17 - civil engineer - apprentice - born in India - all the other children were born back in Scotland

Mabel K L Hardie 12

Steven J L Hardie 15

William B Hardie 14

Cheers

Sue

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Thanks Sue.

Great additional information.

Could it be a transcription error, Mathmatical Master?

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