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Full Name
James Hardy
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
James
Surname
Hardy
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/1081
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Mrs F. Smith (mother), Gilbert Street, Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
103 Lower High Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti or Athenic
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
303
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
At sea from Gallipoli
Date of Death
13 January 1916
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
C. VI. 4.
Biographical Notes
James Hardy was the son of Mrs. E. J. Smith (formerly Hardy), of Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia, and the late M. Hardy.
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Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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