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John William HARDY

Regimental number2415
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCompositor
Address'Clivjad', William Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs H M Hardy, 'Clivjad', William Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave nO. 10), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Ellen HARDY, Hooper Street, Randwick, New South Wales. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1817 Pte William Walter Joseph HARDY, 35th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 November 1918; Cousin: 6409 Pte James Victor HARDY, 25th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.

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