The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W D Hardy


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Private  William Donald HARDY, G/6860, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 3rd July 1916, age 19.

19th May 1897, born Brockley, Kent, son of William Henry and Annie Hardy, of Brakes Coppice, Crowhurst Park, Battle, Sussex.

13th June 1897, St Pauls, Deptford, Kent, baptism of William Donald Hardy, son of William Henry, (booking clerk, South Eastern Railway), and Annie Hardy, 159 Shandelos? Road.


1911 Census - Bellingham Railway Station, Catford, SE - William Henry Hardy, head, age 46, married, railway clerk South Eastern & Chatham Railway, worker, born Parish of St Pauls, Deptford, Kent; Annie Hardy, wife, age 44, married 20 years, 3 children, 2 still alive, born Woolwick, Kent; William Donald Hardy, son, age 13, school boy, born St Pauls, Deptford, Kent.


Enlisted London, Middlesex.  Resided Bellingham Railway Station, Catford, Kent.  

14th December 1915, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & face 11C, France.


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