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Private Robert HARDY, G/5707,  2nd  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (attached 7th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers),  killed in action, West of Karadgakoj? Bala, Salonika, 23rd September 1916, age 36.

Born Willesden, London, NW. son of Robert and Sarah Hardy, of 6, Alpha Place North, West Kilburn.

27th March 1910, St James, West Hampstead, Camden, Robert Hardy, age 29, bachelor, labourer, 71 Netherwood Street, father, Robert Hardy, labourer, married Annie Maria May Matthews, age 25, spinster, 71 Netherwood Street, father, Henry Matthews, scavenger.


1911 Census - 11 Linstead Street, Kilburn, Hampstead, NW - Robert Hardy, head, age 30, married, dustman, Borough Council, worker, born Kilburn, London; Annie Hardy, wife, age 26, married 1 years, no children, born Kilburn, London.


22nd August 1913, St James, West Hampstead, baptism of Winifred May Hardy, born 1st August 1913, daughter of Robert, (dustman), & Annie Maria May Hardy, 81, Netherwood Street.

Enlisted Kilburn, NW. age 33 years & 4 months, height 5ft 5 inches, weight 155lbs. Resided 81, Netherwood Street, Kilburn, London. Formerly dustman.

10th February 1915, enlisted; 12th February 1915, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 16th February 1915, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 4th April 1915, Chatham, overstaying his pass from 9.30pm to 9.30pm 6th April, 4 days confined to Barracks, forfeits 2 days pay; 6th June 1915, Chatham, absent from 9.30pm to 9.30pm on 7th June, 5 days confined to Barracks, forfeits 2 days pay; 26th September 1915, posted India Expeditionary Force "D"; 15th October 1915, Balkans Theatre of War; 5th October 1916, Burial Site, patch of Mealies, approx ????, Officiating Chaplain, Lieutenant G E Mirehouse?, Acting Adjutant, 2 Battalion, Gloucester Regiment; 22nd July 1917, burial site inaccessible.

Commemorated at Doiran Memorial, Greece.


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