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Edwyn Walton (Jim) Hayward (1881–1933)

Mr. Edwyn Walton Hayward, London director of John Martin & Co., died suddenly in London yesterday following a heart attack. The news was received by cable by relatives in Adelaide.

Mr. Hayward, who was aged 52, was a son of Mr. Edward Waterfield Hayward, founder of the firm of John Martin & Co. He leaves a widow and two children, David and Verity, who are attending school in England.

During the war, Mr. Hayward gave important service as Commissioner for the Australian branch of the Red Cross Society. He was stationed in Egypt, in France, and then in London. He was mentioned in dispatches and received the orders C.B.E and O.B.E. About five years ago Mr. Hayward and his family took up temporary residence in London. He visited Adelaide last year.

Mr. Hayward's two brothers are Mr A. Dudley Hayward, chairman of directors of John Martin & Co. and Mr. C. W. Hayward, an Adelaide solicitor. Another brother, Mr. F. E. Hayward, who was also a director of John Martin's, died in San Francisco while travelling in 1929.

Mrs. Hayward was formerly Miss Eileen F. Russell, of New Zealand. Mr. and Mrs. Hayward were married in London in 1919.

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