Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 5th November 1918; age 26; Died – Mesopotamia.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 14th October 1914.

Rank: Lance Bombardier; Service Number: 68140; Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 13th Brigade, 8th Battery.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.


Grave Reference:

Panel 1. Column 1.

Tehran Memorial





1901   Mill Cottages, Holbrook, Suffolk.


William was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur Hammond, 37, a Brickmaker, born Ipswich.

Esther Hammond (nee Clarke), 28, born Ipswich.

Daisy May Hammond, 6, born Ipswich.

Frederick Charles Hammond, 4, born Ipswich.

Charles Joseph Hammond, 2, born Ipswich.


1911   Coes Cottages, 2, Blamford Lane, Ipswich.


William was 18 years old, a Brickmaker’s Labourer. He was living with his widowed father & siblings.

Arthur, 45, a Brickmaker.

Frederick, 14, a Printer’s Errand Boy.

Charles, 12, a School Boy & Errand Boy – Milkman.

Albert George Hammond, 9, born Holbrook, Suffolk.

Lily Eliza Hammond, 6, born Holbrook.

1 housekeeper & her daughter.


William’s mother, Esther Hammond, died 1907, Ipswich.



Royal Field Artillery, 13th Brigade, 8th Battery:


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