LEST WE FORGET

Sergeant Richard John HART

Service No: 1752
Born: Hobart TAS, June 1879
Enlisted in the Army: 24 August 1914
Unit at Discharge: Training Depot, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Tasmania, 22 January 1921, Aged 41 Years
Buried: Hobart (Cornelian Bay) Public Cemetery TAS
CWGC Additional Information: No additional information

Sergeant Hart was the subject of a Medical Board and returned to Australia from Egypt in December 1915 suffering from Bronchitis and Asthma.  He reenlisted in January 1917 and served in England but by September 1918 had developed bronchial catarrh.  He was discharged medically unfit for a second time on 21 April 1919.  The cause of his death is not recorded on his Service File.

References:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, HART R J

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