McHardy, John: Service no. 400833


Digitized Service Record

Source: T.O.S. December 1916 per War Diary.

August 8, 1918 War Diary entry reads: “Up to this time the casualties had been much smaller than anticipated although Lieut. McHardy had gone only a short distance from the Assault trench when he sustained mortal shrapnel wounds.”

August 26, 1918 war diary entry giving some details of Lt. Hardy’s death.
“Killed in Action” He was struck in the stomach from an enemy shell during the attack on Guemappe, on the morning of August 26th, 1918. He died a few minutes later.
Grave Marker – Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England. Source: CVWM

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