HEDLEY, John Alexander
(Service number 83778)
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||2 July 1889||Place of Birth||Seadown|
|Address at Enlistment||Seadown|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Marital Status||Married . One child|
|Next of Kin||Mrs C. M. HEDLEY (wife), Seadown Temuka|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||2 August 1961||Age||72|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North|
|Memorial Reference||Block 002, Plot 001|
|New Zealand Memorials|
John Alexander Hedley was born on 2 July 1889 at Seadown, the son of John and Jessie (née Dunnett) Hedley. He married Clara Melinda Smith on 28 February 1916 at St Andrews, Timaru, and a son, John Alexander, was born on 7 January 1917 at Timaru. John was called up for war service in 1917 while farming at Seadown.
Kelvin Grove Cemetery headstone image (Palmerston North City Council) [17 September 2017]
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