Private Hardin was a member of Company C, 8th Engineer Combat Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He was killed in action while clearing a mine field near Kaesong, South Korea.
Buried at Hardin Valley Cemetery, Hardin Family Cemetery, Flag Pond, TN.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 21 June 1930
- Date of death: 11 October 1950
- County: Unicoi
- Hometown: Flag Pond
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 8th Engineer Combat Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division
- Conflict: Korean War
- Awards: Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: Hardin Family Cemetery, Flag Pond, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Bottom Panel
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