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John Hedrich

In memory of:

Flying Officer John Hedrich

February 29, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/24011

Age:

30

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

420 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Paulina Hedrich. Husband of Winnifred Roberta Hedrich, of Ponoka, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 332 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHESTER (BLACON) CEMETERY
Cheshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. A. Grave 1071.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer John Hedrich is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer John Hedrich is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of John Hedrich
  • Photo of John Hedrich
  • Family Photo
  • Group Photo
  • Photo of John Hedrich
  • Photo of John Hedrich
  • Photo of John Hedrich
  • Certificate
  • Roll of Honour
  • Document
  • Document
  • Document
  • Temporary Gravemarker
  • Photo of John Hedrich
  • Photo of John Hedrich
  • Group Photo
  • Letter from King George
  • Letter (March 8, 1944)
  • Letter of condolences
  • Photo of John Hedrich
  • Document
  • Document
  • Document
  • Document
  • Medals
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Group Photo
  • Memorabilia
  • Letter from Don James
  • Letter from Don James (page 2)
  • Memorabilia
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Aerial view
  • Aerial view
  • Photo of John Hedrich
  • Document
  • Family Photo
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Document
  • Artifact
  • Investigation
  • Investigation (page 2)
  • Crash Site
  • Crash Site
  • Document
  • Photo of John Hedrich
  • Grave Marker
  • Halifax III
  • Letter
  • Group Photo
  • Reverse side of Group photo
  • Control tower
  • Old Buildings
  • Group Photo
  • Group Photo
  • Group Photo
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Document
  • Document
  • Document
  • Document
  • Document
  • Document
  • Document
  • Document
  • Document
  • Letter February 6, 1996
  • Letter February 6, 1996 (Page 2)
  • Letter (March 1, 1996)
  • Letter
  • Excerpts from the Toronto Newspaper
  • Don James Account (Page 1)
  • Don James Account (Page 2)
  • Don James Account (Page 3)
  • Don James Account (Page 4)
  • Don James Account (Page 5)
  • Don James Account (Page 6)
  • Don James Account (Page 7)
  • Don James Account (Page 8)
  • Don James Account (Page 9)
  • John Tiltgen son of John Hedrich
  • Certificate
  • Memorial Card
  • Group photo
  • Group Photo
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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