1942. PRIVATE BENJAMIN GOWER HARDY, WHO ENLISTED 1941 IN THE 2/7TH BATTALION AND TRANSFERRED TO THE 22ND GARRISON BATTALION. HE WAS KILLED REPELLING THE JAPANESE OUTBREAK AT THE 12TH AUSTRALIAN ...
ID numberP01451.001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
Description1942. PRIVATE BENJAMIN GOWER HARDY, WHO ENLISTED 1941 IN THE 2/7TH BATTALION AND TRANSFERRED TO THE 22ND GARRISON BATTALION. HE WAS KILLED REPELLING THE JAPANESE OUTBREAK AT THE 12TH AUSTRALIAN PRISONER OF WAR (POW) CAMP, COWRA, NSW, AND WAS POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED THE GEORGE CROSS 1950-09-01. (DONOR ESTATE OF B. E. HARDY)