In memory of


James Hardie

who died on 14 Sep 1918

Service details
  Service Army
  Unit 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles, Saskatchewan Regiment
  Rank Private
  Service number 781117
  Date of death 19180914
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  781117 Private (1st Canadian Mounted Rifles, Saskatchewan Regiment) James Hardie (b.1878) of Moose Jaw was KIA 19180914 near Canal du Nord and is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial north of Arras, Pas-de-Calais, for the 11,000+ Canadian soldiers who perished in northern France with no known grave. He was the son of John and Charlotte Hardie of Earlston, East Ayrshire, Scotland, and left a wife Janet (Mathieson) at Moose Jaw. James was working as an engineer when he enlisted (147788) at Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 1915. He was released a mosth later as "not likely to become efficient" but successfully re-enlisted at Moose Jaw just four days after that.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 161 - Moose Jaw
  Cemetery or memorial location Vimy Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France    

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  Honour roll location(s) Moose Jaw
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Personal information
  Date of birth 18780624
  Place of birth Earlston, East Ayrshire, Scotland    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19150710
  Place of enlistment Winnipeg, Manitoba    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Moose Jaw    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation engineer
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