Private Ronald Young Hedderwick

Ronald Young Hedderwick

Ronald HedderwickRonald Young Hedderick was the son of Robert Munter Hedderwick and Isabel Corbet Hedderwick, of Woodlands, Chislehurst, Kent. Born in London.

He was a member of the Honourable Artillery Company,

Ronald died on the 16th May 1915, aged 27, having just woken up. He stretched, exposing his head above the parapet and was picked off by a German sniper.

He was one of 1,001 causalities buried at Voormezeele Enclosre no.3, in West Vlaanderen, Belgium. His grave stone is inscribed with the words “HE FOUGHT HIS WAY TO EVERLASTING LIFE MET BY HIS GOD’S “WELL DONE”

He is mentioned in the Bromley & District Times on the 21st May (page 12), 4th June (page 4) and 31st December (page 5) in 1915.
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