P01451.001

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ID number P01451.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white

Description

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 PRISONER OF WAR (POW) CAMP, COWRA, NSW, AND WAS POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED THE GEORGE CROSS 1950-09-01. (DONOR ESTATE OF B. E. HARDY)