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Leslie George HARDY

Regimental number720
Place of birthHawthorn, Victoria
SchoolMannington Road, Hawthorn School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRailway employee
Address201 Barkers Road, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hardy, 201 Barkers Road, Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date24 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 190), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth HARDY, 201 Barker's Road, Kent, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother; Harry Linton Hardy, No. 1542 24th Battalion. Killed in action 14th November, 1915 at Gallipoli.

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