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Private John Hardy (.........)

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  • Occupation : Soldier
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  • Rank on Discharge : :Private
  • Date of Army Enlistment :  28 January 1858  
    Where Enlisted Army : Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk
  • Regimental # :  809
  • Date Discharged Army :  1 September1868
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  • Where Discharged : Victoria Barracks, Paddington Sydney.
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  • Where Died / Buried :  Sandgate cemetery
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  • Spouse's Name :  Alice Maria Barton
  • Date Married : 2nd July 1868.
  • Where Married :St Johns Church, Paddington, New South Wales
  • Spouse's Parents :BARTON Henry   &
  • Born : 2July1847
  • Where Born : St Johns, New Brunswick, Canada.
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  •  Date Arrived : 1857
  •  Ship Arrived on " Sapphire "
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    John Hardy, 
    Became a Corporal 18/11/1862 served in Ceylon, then a Sergeant 23/11/1864 in 50th Regiment (Queens own) in the Australian Colonies. Victoria Barracks, Paddington Sydney. Discharged 1/9/1868. Awarded War Medal, Service Medal. (I also have his original discharge certificate.) They had eleven Children together. He needed his commandants permission to marry. (I have their marriage certificate) After his discharge he was a warden at Darlinghurst & Maitland goals, moving to Newcastle in 1878 where he was a caretaker at Newcastle Racecourse.

     

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