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George HARDY

Regimental number2418
Place of birthLaman Street, Cooks Hill, New South Wales
SchoolWickham School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address65 Railway Lane, Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Hardy, 67 Railway Lane, Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Naval Force
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
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a noted Rugby League footballer. Played Interstate games against Queensland. Was Captain of East Newcastle and Northern Suburbs Teams when winning Premiership in the Newcastle District. Details from Wife.
FateKilled in Action 3 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSunden Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 4), Contalmaison, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Catherine HARDY, husband of Lily HARDY, Railway Lane, Wickham, New South Wales

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