HARDWICK, William Rodgers
(Service number 23/1066)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 31 July 1893 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Maori Hill, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin George Edwin HARDWICK (father), Maori Hill, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 1st Battalion, D Company
Date 9 October 1915
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 24 May 1879 Age 86 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waimairi Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block AN63, Plot 8
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Rodgers Hardwick was the son of George Edwain and Emma Beatrix (née Davies) Hardwick. He attended Union Street School, Dunedin. He reurned to New Zealand in March 1919 per the Willochra. In 1922 he married Mary McDonald Elliott.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 December 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) 14 December 2018]; Waimairi Cemetery record (Christchurch City Council) [15 December 2018]; Timaru Herald, 5 March 1919 (Papers Past) [14 December 2018]

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