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Dudley Freeman HARDY

Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
SchoolDuntroon Military College
Other trainingSchool teacher
OccupationSoldier
AddressRoyal Military College, Duntroon, Federal Territory
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, L Hardy, Graves Street, Kadina, South Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name8th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row R, Grave No. 24), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Kadina Memorial High School Roll of Honour, South Australia. Parents: Louis and Elizabeth HARDY; husband of Lydia MORLILL(formerly HARDY), The Hut, Sutton Street, North Melbourne, Victoria. Native of Glenelg, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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