Theodore Bayley Hardy green plaque in Exeter

In memory of The Revd Theodore Bayley Hardy VC DSO MC Chaplain to the King Born 20th October 1863 Barnfield House Died of wounds 18th October 1918 Rouen aged 54 "A Gallant Christian Soldier" and "Army Chaplain"

Theodore Bayley Hardy, VC, DSO, MC (20 October 1863 – 18 October 1918) was a Chaplain in the British Army and English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. In addition to the VC, Hardy had been awarded the Military Cross and the Distinguished Service Order, making him one of the most decorated non-combatants of the First World War.

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