N103951 PRIVATE B. G. HARDY GC, 22ND GARRISON BATTALION, WHO WAS POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED THE GEORGE CROSS FOR BRAVERY AND DEVOTION TO DUTY DURING A MASS OUTBREAK AT NO. 12 POW CAMP, COWRA, ON THE ...
ID number081385
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film copy negative acetate
DescriptionN103951 PRIVATE B. G. HARDY GC, 22ND GARRISON BATTALION, WHO WAS POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED THE GEORGE CROSS FOR BRAVERY AND DEVOTION TO DUTY DURING A MASS OUTBREAK AT NO. 12 POW CAMP, COWRA, ON THE NIGHT OF C.1944-08-04. AS A MEMBER OF A MACHINE GUN CREW, HE CONTINUED TO WORK THE GUN UNTIL OVERWHELMED BY ESCAPING JAPANESE.