1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Albert Victor Hards

Contributed by: Nick Hards, on 2008-11-11

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Rank
First Name Albert Victor
Surname Hards
Year of Birth 1887
Year of Death 1916
Regiment London Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Barnes, Surrey

Albert Victor's Story

Albert Victor Hards did not have a particularly happy life. He was the 5th of 7 children, his father died when he was 10, and at that time the family income was just 16 old shillings per week - half of which was contributed by my grandfather. A few weeks after his mother was widowed, Albert Victor was admitted to Christs Hospital School, where he was educated for 5 years. I don't know what he did between 1902 and when he went to war.

Died aged 28

My father was born in 1917, just over a year after his uncle was killed. He was named after his "Uncle Albert". That's all I know.

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