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David HARDY

Regimental number441
Place of birthSt Arnaud Victoria
SchoolSt Arnaud and Albury Schools, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address29 Court Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinIsabella Hardy, 29 Court Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in active service in Melbourne, Sydney, Thursday Island and Fremantle
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentColour SGT
Unit name11th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Refers Gallipoli.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed as Sergeant-Major, Royal Australian Garrison Artillery.
FateDied of Wounds (accidentally received) 31 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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