Denis Daniel HARDIMAN

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HARDIMAN, Denis Daniel

Service Number: 1660
Enlisted: 14 July 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Mitiamo, Victoria, Australia, 1882
Home Town: Mitiamo, Loddon, Victoria
Schooling: Mitiamo State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Died of wounds, To Be Determined, Es Salt, Palestine, 3 May 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Jerusalem Memorial, Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Jerusalem Memorial, Mitiamo War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

14 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1660, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Bendigo, Vic.
13 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1660, 8th Light Horse Regiment
13 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1660, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Clan MacCorquodale, Melbourne
23 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1660, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Magdhaba
22 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Palestine
26 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1660, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Battles of Gaza
22 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Palestine
24 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Training Battalion, Egypt
30 Jan 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Egypt
22 Mar 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1660, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Amman Raid (First)
3 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1660, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Es Salt Raid, GSW to head. Evacuated to 2nd LH Field Ambulance however died of wounds same day and was buried near the main Es Salt to Amman Road.
3 May 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 1660, 8th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Brother: 4035 Sapper Michael Francis HARDIMAN, 2nd Tunnelling Company, killed in action, 4 October 1918.