Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Hedges

In memory of:

Private Henry Hedges

November 10, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

730047

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 5, 1896
Edmonton, Middlesex, England

Enlistment:

November 18, 1915
Galt, Ontario

Son of Thomas and Alice E. Hedges, of Lower Edmonton, Middx., England.

Commemorated on Page 254 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIII. E. 19.

Location:

NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY is located 11.5 Km west of Ieper town centre on the Helleketelweg, a road leading from the N308 connecting Ieper to Poperinge. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the ring road of Poperinge, the R33 Europalaan, the left hand clockwise route circles the town of Poperinge and rejoins the N308 towards Oost Cappel. 2.5 Km around the R33 lies the left hand turning onto Helleketelweg. The cemetery itself is located 700 metres along the Helleketelweg on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Galt War Memorial– The Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial, Queen's Square, Cambridge, Ontario.  Circa 1930. Frances Loring and William Lyon Somerville.

Inscribed:"TO THEM ALL HONOUR / GUARD YE THEIR VICTORY / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / 1950-1953."
  • Close up of Galt War Memorial– Detail of the Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial.
  • Photo of Henry Hedges– In memory of the men and women who went to war from the Waterloo area and did not return. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir - Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 - 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection. 

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  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet– In memory of the men and women who went to war from the Waterloo area and did not return. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir - Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 - 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection. 

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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