Robert Prescott McHardy
Life & Career
McHardy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1904.
McHardy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1912.
McHardy was appointed to the armoured cruiser H.M.S. Antrim on 14 August, 1916.
Reported to be in the hospital on 14 July 1917, McHardy died the next after shooting himself in the head. A Court of Enquiry concluded that this was an act of suicide carried out while in the throes of "temporary insanity."
- "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Oct 01, 1913; pg. 11; Issue 40331.