Altrincham WW1 

James Robert Hadfield

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:13th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt
How Died:Died - appendicitis
Country of burial:GreeceGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Salonika (Lambet Road) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1896 in the Barton on Irwell R.D. - ref:
8c/732, the eldest son of  son of Charles James & Louie Ella Hadfield (nee
Leigh).  They later resided at 5 Park Road, Hale.

Attended Wadham House School, Hale and Manchester Grammar School.  Member
of Manchester Grammar School OTC.

Commissioned in 1914, promoted Lieutenant in July 1915 and drafted to
France.   Drafted to Salonica where he fell ill with jaundice, which
developed into appendicitis, that proved fatal.  He died in Alexandria

The late Charles James Hadfield is listed as residing at Chesham Place,
Bowdon.   He was a grey cloth merchant for Messrs. R. Wade & Co., George
St, Manchester.

The 24/03/1916 edition of the local newspaper reports that a memorial
service had been held for him at the Dunham Rd Chapel.

Listed in the Guardian Year Book - Roll of Honour for 1917, which states
that he lived at Chesham Place, Altrincham.

See also the Stretford database.

Memorials found on:
St. Mary's (Bowdon)
Altrincham Unitarian
Wadham House School (Hale)
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
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