Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

Brecon Cemetery

Inscription

Also of their son Lieut W. E. Hardwick

MC (with Bar) A.I.F. killed in action at

St Quentin 5th Oct 1918 aged 33 years

Greater love hath no man

(Front Memorial)

Also of

Cyril John Hardwick

Grandson of the above

Killed in the naval battle

Off Jutland

On H.M.S. Indefatigable

31 July 1916 Aged 18

(Side Memorial)

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Brecon Cemetery

Brecknockshire

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Cyril John

Hardwick

25th December 1897

Brecon, Brecknockshire

31st May 1916

Killed in action on board HMS Indefatigable when it was hit by 2 or 3 shells by German cruiser Von der Tann and her magazines exploded - splitting the ship in half

18

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire

First World War

Ordinary Signalman

HMS Indefatigable Royal Navy

Only 3 of the 1000 crew survived. Cyril's uncle William Emlyn Hardwick is also remembered on this memorial who died with the AIF in 1918

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