THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
HARDY Francis Henry
13/2599, Temp Corporal, Auckland Mounted Rifles

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Ayan Kara, 14 November 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He showed great skill and resource in handling his troop when heavily pressed by the enemy.  He led forward his few remaining men to an exposed position, and greatly assisted in repelling an attack by superior numbers of the enemy

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
NZ War Service Medal

NOTES
Born 18 January 1893, England
Died 27 September 1961, Hamilton, NZ