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Vernald Percie HARDIE

Regimental number2427
Place of birthKatoomba, New South Wales
SchoolTaught at home
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoal miner
AddressLithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Thomas Hardie, Portland, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 July 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Emma HARDIE, Portland, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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