(Service number 24102)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Bank Officer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Elizabeth Ann Hardy(mother),Grey's Road,Hastings,NZ
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 13th ReinforcementsĀ  Canterbury Infantry Battalion,C Company
Date 27 May 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington NZ Destination Plymouth or Devonport England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 28 July 1917 Age
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Died of Wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Trois Arbres Cemetery,Steenwerck,Nord,France
Memorial Reference I.V.17
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

John Hardy was the son of Mr and Mrs G Hardy,of Fitzroy Avenue,Hastings New Zealand. Mr. J. Hardy and Mr T. McSweeney, on leaving the Bank of New South Wales, were presented with a safety razor and a case of pipes respectively. Mr Hardy is going to Trentham and Mr. McSweeney to the bank in Palmerston North. Timaru Herald Dec 13 1915 (Paperspast)


Cenotaph Data Base Auckland Museum

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