James HARDY

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HARDY, James

Service Number: 31202
Enlisted: 8 October 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 1st Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Newtown, New South Wales, 20 September 1894
Home Town: Marrickville, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 26 October 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: The Huts Cemetery, ​Dickebusch, Belgium
The Huts Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 31202, Sydney, New South Wales
19 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 31202, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 31202, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, RMS Orontes, Sydney
26 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 31202, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Passchendaele

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Biography

"HARDY.- Killed in action, October 26, 1917, Gunner James Hardy, beloved and only son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Hardy, Robina, Alma-avenue, Marrickville, aged 23 years.

HARDY.- Killed in action, October 26, 1917, Gunner James Hardy. Inserted by his sorrowing sisters, Alice, Mary.

Soldier, rest; thy warfare o'er.

HARDY.- Killed in action, October 26, 1917, Gunner James Hardy, dearly loved nephew of C. and A. Hardy, 61 Dickson-street, Newtown.

HARDY.- Killed in action, October 26, 1917, Gunner James Hardy. Inserted by his sincere friends, Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Harvey (on active service).

Thy will be done.

HARDY.- Killed in action, October 26, 1917, Gunner James Hardy. Inserted by his sincere friend, Maude Smith.

Though lost to sight, to memory dear." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 16 Nov 1917 (nla.gov.au)

"James Hardy, aged 23 years, only son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Hardy, Marrickville, has been killed. He was master at the Whiporie School, North Coast, and was educated at the Sydney Grammar School. For several years he was first lieutenant at Camperdown." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 29 Dec 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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