Hardman, Francis –

Son of Peter and Sarah Ann Hardman, of 42, Venture Street, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Sarah Alice Hardman (nee Pickvance), of 215, Lever Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 15, Hurst Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Previously a tram driver on the Brownlow Fold route, he went to the front on 01/10/1916, being wounded on 01/12/1917 necessitating amputation of the right arm. His name is on the Roll of Honour at St. Mark’s Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher. Left a wife and child at 28, Rishton Lane, Bolton, Lancashire.

Personal details

  • Surname: Hardman
  • Forename: Francis
  • Date of birth: June 28th, 1886
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 31
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: December 8th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Bombardier
  • Unit: "A" Battery, 47th Brigade.
  • Service number: 710727
  • Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
  • Enlistment date: April 6th, 1915 - 1915-04-06
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 09/04/1915 14/12/1917 21/12/1917 13/12/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 9f 6d 6d* 8h

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