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James Edward Charles Hadley

In memory of:

Petty Officer Cook James Edward Charles Hadley

March 3, 1941

Alexandria, Egypt

Military Service

Service Number:

C/MX 48285






Royal Navy


H.M.S. Ilex

Additional Information

Son of Sergeant Major Edward and Mrs. Florence Hadley of Hamilton, Ontario. Brother of the late Chief Refrigerator Engineer Edward Hadley who lost his life on 13 April 1941. Petty Officer Hadley came to Canada with his parents as a young boy in 1912 and stayed here until 1919. In that year his father came home from the Great War and young James Hadley went back to England to work.

Commemorated on Page 609 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

N. 118.


Chatby is a district on the eastern side of the city of Alexandria, between the main dual carriageway to Aboukir, known as Al Horaya, and the sea. This cemetery is located centrally within the main Alexandria cemetery complex, which is bordered by Al Horaya on the south and the electric tramway, which is parallel with Sharia Champollion on the North. Visitors can reach the entrance to the ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY & WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY along the road Sharia Anubis, which lies centrally north/south through the cemetery area. This cemetery has a central front entrance building with a metal gate/grill secured archway leading into it from two small grassed areas which form part of the roadside in front of the cemetery, which is bounded by a rendered wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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