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Regimental number329
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCarrieton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Hardy, Carrieton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Discharge date13 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from London on board HT 'Friedrichsruh', 8 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 13 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 January 1965
Place of burialRSL walls, Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARDY John

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