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Regimental number4930
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolState School
OccupationBoot repairer
AddressCampbell Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr R Hardingham, Campbell Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 18), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Charlotte HARDINGHAM, 13 Lennon Street, Northcote, Victoria. Native of St. Arnaud, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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