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14/04/2017 The Canadian Circumstances of Death Register records that Private Hadden died of wounds on 27th June 1916. While taking part in operations near Ypres, Private Hadden received numerous shrapnel wounds in the arms and legs. His wounds were dressed at No 1 Canadian Field Ambulance. He was then evacuated, but succumbed before reaching No 3 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station.
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07/07/2016 George Hadden is also commemorated on the family plot headstone.
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30/12/2015 George's father died on 31 October 1905 (Ref GRONI). George himself emigrated to Canada.
30/12/2015 From the (Toronto) Globe & Mail dated 21th August 1916: Toronto Honour Roll
30/12/2015 Lance Corporal George Hadden, who was wounded on 22 June, died a few days later of his wounds on 27th June 1916. He was aged 29.
30/12/2015 He later transferred to the Canadian Machine Gun Corps after going overseas in October 1915.
30/12/2015 George Hadden enlisted with the 35th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry on 10th June 1915 at Niagara. He gives his next of kin as his mother. He was not married.
30/12/2015 George was an active member of Dale Presbyterian Church. George lived at 282 Borden Street, Toronto.
30/12/2015 He was then employed by the Toronto Harbour Commission as a surveyor.
30/12/2015 Lance Corporal George Hadden, who was wounded on 22 June, died a few days later. Lance Corporal Hadden was on the Toronto Police Force for nearly three years until 1915 when he was employed by the Toronto Harbour Commission. He enlisted with the 35th battalion in June 1915, but was later transferred to a machine gun company after going overseas in October. He attended Dale Presbyterian Church and lived at 282 Borden Street, Toronto.
30/12/2015 At some point George had served with the Queens Own Rifles
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 13 July 1916:
30/12/2015 Family : John Hadden, Ellen Hadden, Maggie Hadden (born about 1885), George Hadden (born about 1886), Joseph Hadden (born about 1889), Ellen Hadden (born about 1892), Andrew Hadden (born about 1891), Mary Hadden (born about 1898).
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records George as 15 years old. He was living with family at Farriter, Clananeese, Tyrone. His father was a farmer.
30/12/2015 George Hadden was with the Toronto Police Force for nearly three years until 1915.
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30/12/2015 George Hadden was the son of John and Ellen Hadden, of Farriter, Cabragh, County Tyrone. George was born on 28th December 1886 in Tyrone.
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30/12/2015 The relatives of Trooper George Hadden, Canadians, who reside at Farriter, have received intimation that he has been killed. He was an ex-member of the Royal Irish Constabulary (R.I.C.) and had been serving with the Canadian Police Force when he volunteered.
30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 15th July 1916: Trooper George Hadden
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30/12/2015 On Friday evening his relatives, who reside at Farriter, Cabragh, Dungannon, received intimation that Trooper George Hadden, of the Queens Own Canadian Mounted Force, had been killed in action. He had been an ex-member of the royal Irish constabulary, having been in service in Belfast and other centres, and emigrating to Canada joined the Canadian Police force, from which he volunteered on the outbreak of the war.
30/12/2015 George was a member of the Royal Irish Constabulary, being in service in Belfast and other centres.
30/12/2015 The CWGC records Lance Corporal George Hadden as the son of John and Ellen Hadden, of Farriter, Cabragh, County Tyrone.
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30/12/2015 Lance Corporal George Hadden is buried in at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.
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