|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, George John Hadfield, Lucknow via Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Light Horse for 2 years; served in Royal Australian Garrison Artillery; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Queenscliff, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Heavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 14|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/49/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||36th Heavy Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 31 December 1917; marched in to No 3 Camp, Parkhouse, 1 January 1918.
Marched out to Australian Heavy Artillery Training Depot, St Burdeaux, Devonport, 3 January 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 31 January 1918; marched out to Isolation Hospital, Rouelles, 3 February 1918; admitted to 2nd General hospital, Havre, 3 February 1918 (rose measles); transferred to No 4 Concvalescent Depot, 12 February 1918; discharged to Base Depot, Havre, 1 March 1918; taken on strength, 1st Siege Battery, in the field, 21 April 1918.
Detached to XV Corps Ration Dump, 11 August 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 12 September 1918.
Admitted to 42nd Field Ambulance, 30 November 1918 (accidental injury: fractured nasal bone); transferred to 11th Casualty Clearing Station, 1 December 1918; rejoined unit, 9 December 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 11 December 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 29 December 1918.
Promoted Temporary Bombardier, 10 March 1919.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 1 May 1919.
Marched out to England, 26 May 1919, for return to Australia.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 13 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 8 December 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||91|
|Place of burial||Ashes interred in Kyambram Cemetery, Victoria.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HADFIELD Ernest George|