Oliver Francis VARDY

VARDY, Oliver Francis

Service Numbers: 3248, 2252
Enlisted: 8 July 1913
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 56th Infantry Battalion
Born: Korumburra, Victoria, Australia, 4 July 1894
Home Town: Westonia, Westonia, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia, 11 June 1967, aged 72 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: East Maitland Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia
Presbyterian, 4
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Non Warlike Service

8 Jul 1913: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, 3248, Royal Australian Navy
3 Apr 1914: Discharged Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, 3248

World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2252, 7th Light Horse Regiment
11 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 2252, 7th Light Horse Regiment
11 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 2252, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Orsova, Sydney
7 Dec 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 56th Infantry Battalion, From 7th Light Horse Regiment
26 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 2252, 56th Infantry Battalion, Wound to the right shoulder.
9 Aug 1919: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 56th Infantry Battalion
1 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 2252, 56th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by VWM Australia

Enlisted under alias VARNEY, Frank

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Aaron Vardy and Katherine (Kate) Ellen Vardy of Westonia, via Carabin, WA formerly of Korumburra, Victoria, Australia

Commenced return to Australia on 23 June 1919 aboard HT Orita disembarking on 6 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

During 1920c Oliver married Mary Wilkinson in Hamilton, NSW.