Melbury Abbas War Memorial

Albert Edwin Hardiman

Surname: Hardiman
Other names: Albert Edwin
Other people in this story:
John Hardiman
Kezia Hardiman nee Sharp
Locations in this story:
France & Flanders
Chapelle British Cemetery, Holnon, Aisne, France
Lower Blandford Road, Melbury Abbas, Dorset
Melbury Abbas, Dorset

Albert Edwin Hardiman was born in 1897 in Melbury Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset. He was the son of John Hardiman, a coal merchant, and Kezia Hardiman (nee Sharp). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, a Scholar and living at Lower Blandford Road, Melbury Abbas, Dorset. He enlisted in Shaftesbury as a Private and joined the 1st Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 18964). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 6th April 1917 and his name appears on the Holnon Communal Cemetery Memorial 3 in the Chapelle British War Cemetery, Holnon, Aisne, France. He is remembered on the Melbury Abbas War Memorial.


Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives