Born: 1890, Woolwich, Kent.
Died: 18th June 1917; age 27; Died – 7th General Hospital.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 270275; Regiment: Royal Engineers, 24th Light Railway Mechanical Transport Coy.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery,
Pas de Calais,
1891 116, St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich.
Samuel was 2 years old and living with his paternal grandparents & aunt.
Samuel Hammond, 73, a Dairyman, born Westerfield, Suffolk.
Anna Hammond, 67, born Nacton, Suffolk.
Annie Hammond, 27, Mother’s Help, born Ipswich.
1901 116, St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich.
Samuel was 11 years old and living with his widowed grandmother & aunts.
Hannah, 77, Dairy – employer.
Alice Hammond, Dairy, 39, born Ipswich.
Annie, 37, Dairy.
1911 116, St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich.
Samuel was 21 years old, a Carpenter. He was living with his grandmother & aunts.
Anna, 87, a Dairy – own account.
Alice, 49, Dairy – assists in business.
Annie, 47, Dairy – assists in business.
Samuel’s father was Samuel Hammond, born 1859, Ipswich. On the 1891 census Samuel was 32 years old, and a widower. He was a Gunner in the Royal Artillery at the Woolwich Arsenal. He later re-married and had 2 children who became Samuel jnr’s next of kin:
Herbert James Hammond & Amy Victoria Hammond.
Royal Engineers, 24th Light Railway Mechanical Transport Coy: