2418 Private George Hardy
Born: 1887, Newcastle, NSW
Occupation: Carter. Wife: Lily.
Appointed to the Wickham Volunteer Brigade, 1st March 1910. Resigned 31st July 1915.
George played Rugby League for NSW against QLD
Enlisted: 18th July 1915, 5th Reinforcements / 19th Battalion, ”B” Company, Australian Infantry. Embarked Sydney per HMAT A32 “Themistocles”. Reported for Duty to join MEF at Tel-el-Kebir on the 8th January 1916. Proceeded to join BEF, embarked at Alexandria on the 18th March 1916. Disembarked Marseilles on the 25th March 1916.
Killed in Action: 3rd August 1916 at Pozieres
Buried: Sunken Road Cemetery, Contalmaison, France
1914 / 15 Star
British War Medal