Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Hedberg

In memory of:

Private John Hedberg

August 5, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

204421

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 2, 1897

Son of John and Amelia Hedberg, of Sweden.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. D. 7.

Location:

Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Paper (page 1)
  • Attestation Paper (page 2)
  • Photo of John Hedberg– Copy of this photo is in the Glenbow Museum.
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Higthlanders).  Submitted by Capt VR Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Higthlanders).  Submitted by Capt VR Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 96th Bn (Canadian Higthlanders).  Private Hedberg was originally a member of the 96th Bn before being transferred to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt VR Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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