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Wardrop-A-H-Pte-2689

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Wardrop A H     Pte    2689    Archibald Hastie              7 Inf Bn    20    Survey draughtsman    Single           

Address:    Ascot Vale, Middle St, 81   

Next of Kin:    Wardrop, E E, Mrs, mother, 81 Middle St, Ascot Vale   

Enlisted:       19 Jul 1915    

Embarked:     A68 Anchises 26 Aug 1914   

Prior Service:  58 Inf Regt

 

Relatives on Active Service:

Wardrop-J-H-Pte-3900 brother

 

Wardrop was commissioned as a Lieutenant before his return to Australia. His final posting was to 5 Pioneer Bn. 

In WW2 Wardrop served in the RAAF, and as a Flight Lieutenant was awarded Mentioned in Despatches in January 1945. 

 

Mentioned in this publication:

The Fair Dinkums by Glenn McFarlane, pp 36, 82, 152, 154, 293

 

Friend of:  William Scurry and Bunty Lawrence.

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall R-Y

Ascot Vale Presbyterian Church

Ascot Vale State School

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

Regimental Register

Welcome Home 7 Nov 1918

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