Oliver Dedman

Name

Oliver Dedman

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

03/05/1917
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Corporal
602525
Canadian Infantry
2nd Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

VIMY MEMORIAL
France

UK Memorials

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Albury

Pre War

Oliver was born in 1893, the son of Thomas and Emma Dedman of Patmore Heath. He was the brother of Frederick Dedman (q.v) who was also killed in WW1. In 1911 he was recorded as a farm labourer, but it seems as if he and his brother Frederick then both

Wartime Service

When war broke out he enlisted and left Canada with the 2nd Bn. Canadian Infantry and landed at Plymouth in October 1914, then, after training, left for France in February 1915. It seems as if he was killed at the battle for Vimy Ridge. He must have be

Additional Information

After his death he was recorded as the Son of Thomas H. and Emma Dedman, of Patmore Heath, Albury, Little Hadham, Herts.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild