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Holt HARDY

Regimental number129
Date of birth11 May 1893
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A.M. Hardy, 13 Hunter Street, Sydney (during business hours); 'Kybah,' Abbotsford Road, Homebush, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 6 October 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 1 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30474(12 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 30 August 1918
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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