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Emile Auguste Tardent
Jules and Emile Tardent
Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 18 January 1919, p. 29
Place Nikolaev, Ukraine
Ethnic origin Swiss
Religion Roman Catholic
Father Henry Alexis Tardent
Mother Hortense Tardent
Wife Marguerite Agnes Eva (nèe Doyle) Tardent, married 1908, Qld; children Enid Margaret b. 1909, Leslie Vivian b. 1911, Irene May b. 1913, Esme Agnes b. 1914, Ronald b. 1922
Emile Auguste's brothers and cousin born in Australia who served in the AIF: Edward Felix Tardent (KIA), Jules Louis Tardent, Oswald Urban Tardent (KIA)
Arrived at Australia
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Brassall, Ipswich, Nanago, Qld
Occupation Labourer, land ranger at Nanango; 1920 journalist
Service service number 7359
POE Ipswich, Qld
unit 9th Battalion, 42nd Battalion
rank Private, Lance Corporal
place Western Front 1917-1918
casualties WIA 1918
awards MM (LG 24.01.1919)
final fate RTA 16.03.1919
discharged 19.06.1919 MU
Naturalisation 1899 (Queensland)
Residence after the war Ipswich, Wynnum, Qld
Died 1.04.1933 Wynnum, Qld
Biographical file (AWM)
Pension case file (NAA)
Family tree on Ancestry.com
M. French, 'Tardent, Henry Alexis (1853 - 1929)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 12, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pp. 167-168.
J. L. Tardent, The Swiss-Australian Tardent Family History and Genealogy, Southport, Qld, 1982.
Extraordinary case. Charge against a lands ranger. - Brisbane Courier, 20 December 1915, p. 8.
Interesting land case. A Royal Commission's investigation. - Dalby Herald, 12 February 1916, p. 5.
Surat land court. Charge of faking a ballot. - Brisbane Courier, 25 February 1916, p. 6.
Dismissed from the service. - Brisbane Courier, 17 March 1916, p. 6.
Fritz on the run. - Telegraph, Brisbane, 12 November 1918, p. 4.
Military notes. - Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser, 25 November 1918, p. 3.
Mr. E.A. Tardent. - The Brisbane Courier, 3 April 1933, p. 17.
Death of Mr E.A. Tardent. - Queensland Times, Ipswich, 3 April 1933, p. 6.
Death of Mr E.A. Tardent. - Telegraph, Brisbane, 3 April 1933, p. 11.