Born 1930
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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