John Hadfield

1892–2 July 1918 (Age 26)
Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Hadfield was born in 1892, in Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Wood Hadfield, was 25 and his mother, Ann Slack, was 24. He died on 2 July 1918, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 26, and was buried in Glossop Cemetery, Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Joseph Wood Hadfield
Ann Slack
John Hadfield
Jessie Hadfield

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World Events (4)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 12

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 22

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire, named from Old English hǣð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John Hadfield in household of George Slack, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • John Hadfield, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • John Hadfield, "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957"

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