10 December 2010

James Harold Hedding (1888 - 1979)

James Harold Hedding (1888 - 1979)


JAMES HAROLD HEDDING was born on 10 June 1888, in Umtata, Cape Colony, South Africa, to Ernulphus Theodore Hedding and Sarah Elizabeth Ann Hedding [Kidd]. In February 1915, aged 26 years, he was an Engineering Electrician in Golden Kopi, Rhodesia. James died on 16 May 1979, aged 90 years.

He served in the military Service No. 1492 2/6 CYC Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment on 23 Feb 1915 in Brighton, Sussex, England. Appointed to Lance Corporal (Acting) on 3rd March 1915. He was discharged  to join the Expeditionary Force on 25 Jun 1915.

He attested in the military Regiment Number: 119016 Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) on 25 Jun 1915.


He was a member of Royal Aero Club on 11 May 1917 in Edgware, Middlesex, England. 



Spouse:
Norah Bishop (1891-1973)
 Marriage: 1919 to Norah Bishop (13 Jan 1891 - 25 Mar 1973) 
 
Children:
  1. Margaret Elizabeth "Peggy" Hedding (1920- )
  2. Pamela Elaine Anne Hedding (1925-2002)