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Robert Cyril HARDY

Regimental number2778
Place of birthUnderdale, South Australia
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolSt Peters Collegiate School, South Australia
Other trainingRoseworthy Agricultural College
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWinemaker
Address87 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E L Hardy, 15 Dew Street, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Esther HARDY, 15 Dew Street, Mile End, South Australia

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