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Roll of Honour

Hartlepool seafarers lost at sea

Hardy, George Henry

Leading Signalman
Gainford Street
West Hartlepool

George Henry Hardy died of illness while serving aboard the destroyer HMS Vendetta.He was born in West Hartlepool on 2nd August 1893, the son of Tom Hardy, a native of Pickering and his wife Jane Elizabeth nee White. His parents were married in 1890 in Helmsley and came to Hartlepool shortly afterwards where Tom was a brewery cartman. They lived at 12 Gainford St on the 1891,1901 and 1911 census.

George was one of 5 children of the marriage and all of them lived.

He was buried in North Cemetery Hartlepool.