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John McHardy

In memory of:

Lieutenant John McHardy

August 26, 1918

Military Service


Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Catherine McHardy. of Brechin, Scotland; husband of Ellen McHardy, of Millbrook, Clones, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 458 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 22.

Location:

Tilloy-les-Mofflaines is a village 3 kilometres south-east of Arras, on the south side of the main road to Cambrai. TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY is south-east of the village on the north-east side of the road to Wancourt, the D37.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "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.

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
  • 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."

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy
Wilf Schofield, England

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