Hubert Checkley HARDWICKE

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HARDWICKE, Hubert Checkley

Service Number: 2115
Enlisted: 16 March 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mitcham, South Australia, 7 May 1891
Home Town: Brighton, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Kyre College
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 24 July 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brighton Arch of Remembrance, Brighton WW1 Roll of Honour, Kingscote War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

16 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2115, Adelaide, South Australia
17 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2115, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2115, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
6 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2115, 12th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2115, 12th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

"LATE LCE.-CPL. HARDWICKE.

Lce.-Cpl. Herbert C. Hardwicke, whose death has just been reported, was killed in action in France on July 24. He was the second son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Hardwicke, of Brighton, and was 25 years of age. He enlisted in March, 1915, and served on the Gallipoli Peninsula." - from the Adelaide Register 26 Aug 1916 (nla.gov.au)