Richard Bernard (Dick) HORNHARDT

HORNHARDT, Richard Bernard

Service Number: SX6309
Enlisted: 21 June 1940, Wayville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cowell, South Australia, 30 July 1913
Home Town: Bute, Barunga West, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 20 March 1997, aged 83 years
Cemetery: Enfield Memorial Park, South Australia
Memorials: Bute District Council WW2 Roll of Honor, Bute War Memorial Garden
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World War 2 Service

21 Jun 1940: Enlisted Private, SX6309, Wayville, South Australia
21 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SX6309, 2nd/12th Infantry Battalion
5 Nov 1940: Transferred Private, 2nd/10th Field Regiment, 4th Regiment 2nd/10th Bn.
10 Apr 1941: Involvement Private, SX6309, 2nd/12th Infantry Battalion, Siege of Tobruk, Embarked Middle East on "Nieuw Amsterdam" 11/2/1942 Transhipped Bombay "Dilurra" Aust 29/3/1942 Transferred to 2/3 Machine Gun Bn.21/4/1942
10 Sep 1942: Promoted Lance Corporal, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion, Reduced back to Private 14/11/1942
4 Dec 1944: Involvement Private, SX6309, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion, Aitape - Wewak, New Guinea, Embarked WEWAK per "Bontikoe" Disembark Brisbane 28/9/1945
7 Nov 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SX6309, 2nd/12th Infantry Battalion
7 Nov 1945: Discharged Private, SX6309, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement

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