Photograph courtesy of Mrs D. Welton
Born: 1891, Ipswich.
Died: 25th July 1918; age 27; KiA.
Residence: 71, Hervey Street, Ipswich.
Occupation: a Postman.
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.
Relatives Notified and Address: Alfred & Georgina Hardy, of 71, Hervey Street, Ipswich.
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.
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.
Edith, 21, Helps at Home.
Frederick, 18, a Barman at a Brewery.
Georgina, 15, a Shop Assistant at a Confectioners.
Probate to Alfred Hardy – father, a retired police constable.
Soldiers’ Effects to Alfred Hardy – father.
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.
Possible image of Hardy from post office memorial