GEORGE HARDY

 Photograph courtesy of Mrs D. Welton

 

Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 25th July 1918; age 27; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 372620

Regiment: London Regiment ( Post Office Rifles) ‘A’ Coy. 2nd/8th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 87,

Pozieres Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified and Address: Alfred & Georgina

Hardy, of 71, Hervey Street, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   3, Burn’s Cottage, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

George was 3 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred Hardy, 36, a Police Constable; born London, Middlesex.

Georgina Hardy (nee Cork), 37; born Sutton, Norfolk.

Alfred William Hardy, 3, born Ipswich.

Edith Hardy, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1901   41, Hervey Street, Ipswich.

 

George was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred, 46, a Police Constable.

Georgina, 47.

Alfred, 13.

Edith, 11.

Frederick Hardy, 8, born Ipswich.

Georgina Hardy, 5, born Ipswich.

 

1911   71, Hervey Street, Ipswich.

 

George was 20 years old, and a Postman. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred, 56, a Police Constable.

Georgina, 58.

Edith, 21, Helps at Home.

Frederick, 18, a Barman at a Brewery.

Georgina, 15, a Shop Assistant at a Confectioners.

 

George is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich and on the war memorial at the Royal Mail Centre, Commercial Road, Ipswich.

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Possible image of Hardy from post office memorial

 London Regiment ( Post Office Rifles) ‘A’ Coy. 2nd/8th Battalion:

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