Robert Leslie HARDY

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HARDY, Robert Leslie

Service Number: PA1816
Enlisted: 31 August 1940, Port Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Yarra
Born: Alberton, South Australia , 6 December 1916
Home Town: Birkenhead, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Le Fevre Peninsula and Largs Bay Schools, South Australia
Occupation: employed by Shell Oil Company, Birkenhead, South Australia
Died: Killed in action, Indian Ocean, 4 March 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Plymouth Naval Memorial to the Missing / Lost at Sea
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World War 2 Service

31 Aug 1940: Involvement Able Seaman, SN PA1816, HMAS Yarra
31 Aug 1940: Enlisted Port Adelaide, SA
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Robert Leslie HARDY was the son of Lesley William HARDY and Margaret PORTEOUS