Tpr. J. Hardy is reported killed o’seas
Only son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hardy, Glenelg St., was with B.C. Tank Corps.
Word has been received today by Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hardy 39 Glenelg St. W. that their only son Trooper John Hardy, was killed in action on September 14. He was just 18 years of age.
Enlisting with the Tank Corps at Kingston, on May 17, 1943, he took his training at Peterborough and Camp Borden, landing in England on February 28 this year. When last heard from he was with a British Columbia Tank Corps acting as wireless operator.
Well known in Lindsay where he was a favourite among a wide circle of friends, John Hardy received his public school education at S.S. No. 11 Ops, later moving with his family to Lindsay where he attended Lindsay Collegiate Institute until joining the Tank Corps last year.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Joyce, who is employed on the staff of the Lindsay Collegiate and Mrs. Chas. Kennedy, (Meryl) residing a short distance South of town.