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Tardent, Felix Edward (Ted) (1899–1917)

from Brisbane Courier

Mr. and Mrs. Tardent, Ormonts, Wynnum, have just received the sad tidings that their youngest son. Corporal Felix Edward Tardent, has been killed in action. Corporal Tardent enlisted over 18 months ago, and was made a corporal the day he left Australia. He has been almost constantly in the firing line for the last seven or eight months. His brother, Sergeant Jules L. Tardent, writing about him some time ago says: "Have no anxiety about Ted. He takes a pride in his work, and is a great favourite with both officers and men. He is in the pink of health, and full of enthusiasm. He has just put some splendid work in 'No Man's Land.' He is as game as they are made, and came through a couple of dusty bombardments with all his men safe. He put us all in a roar of laughter when recounting that night's experience, and how he and his little party came through a barrage out into safe ground." There is so far no details about where and how he died.

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'Tardent, Felix Edward (Ted) (1899–1917)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 30 September 2020.

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