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Regimental number817
Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolSt Lukes, Miles Platting, Manchester, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Joseph Hadfield, 4 Cohen Stret, Newton Heath, Manchester, England
Enlistment date11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France in 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Betsy HADFIELD, 4 cohen Street, Monsall, Manchester, England

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