Correctly named medal to SS108235 WE Hedges Sto.1 RN
William Edmund Hedges was born in December 1890 and was a tram cleaner who resided in Canton, Cardiff , Wales. He first served 9th March 1909 and transferred to the RFR in 1914. Upon further research, we find him next in the records for Merchant Seamen where there is picture of him.
The next thing we find for him is a probate report showing he was living at 25 Leckwith Road Canton and died on or around the 14th March 1920. The last entry in his Merchant Marine service record was in January 1920.
On a length of modern ribbon