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William John Matthew Headley

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  • Name  William John Matthew Headley 
    Born  1878  Stratford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  3 Jun 1916  Ypres Salient, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID  I2285  herborth
    Last Modified  29 Dec 2011 

    Father  Matthew Headley,   b. 1841 
    Mother  Elizabeth Bateman 
    Married  3 Jun 1872  Seaforth, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F746  Group Sheet

    Family  Leonora Cosstick,   b. 13 May 1881, Stratford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Avondale Cemetery, Stratford, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Viola Elizabeth Caroline Headley,   b. Jun 1905, Stratford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William John Headley,   b. Sep 1906, Stratford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  28 Dec 2011 
    Family ID  F743  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1878 - Stratford, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jun 1916 - Ypres Salient, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Map: Ypres, Belgium 3 June 1916
    Map: Ypres, Belgium 3 June 1916
    Battle of Mont Sorrel

  • Notes 
    • Ref: Link http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=56329

      NOTE: Date of birth is wrong
    • Private in the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, Reg/112236. Missing in action 2-Jun-1916, presumed dead 3-Jun-1916.

      Son of the late Matthew and Elizabeth Headley, of 148, Charles St., Stratford; husband of Leonora Headley (nee Cosstick), of Stratford, Ontario.

      Original regimental number was 7268

      Prior military - 16 years 28th Stratford / 2 years R.C.R. Halifax