Hardiman brothers who enlisted in the Great War. This is one of the sites we will be visiting on tomorrow's heritage walk.
The third brother, Robert Vincent Hardiman, who was the manager of the hotel when he enlisted at the age of 23 in 1917, went to Rabaul with the Naval and Military Expeditionary Force. He was discharged in December 1918 when the AIF was demobilised, and died five months later.
From life on the sea to a war in the air: Edmund James Lee Barker's war - 1427 2nd Air Mechanic Edmund James Lee Barker, Australian Flying Corps, 8th Reinforcements. A group of Australian Flying Corps men awaiting embarkation. I...
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