Palmer, Hedley

Regimental Number: 100546
Rank: Private
Branch: Royal Canadian Regiment

Hedley was born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England on March 26, 1894. He filed on LT 25-78-5-W6 in 1913, and enlisted in the Canadian Army in July of 1915. In June of 1916, Hedley received gunshot wounds to his left arm. He died of gunshot wounds to the chest, hands, and legs “in the field, Belgium” on August 18, 1916. Hedley was buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery; his headstone reads “They Will Be Done.”

Sources: March 4, 1919 p. 3 c. 3