FRED ERNEST HAMMOND

 

 

Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 4th October 1917; 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 235054

Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment, 8th Battalion.

Formerly 7016, Herts Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 35 to 37 & 162 to 162A.

Tyne Cot Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   175, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.

 

Fred was 7 years old and living with his parents, brothers & father’s step brother.

Robert Alfred Hammond, 47, an Iron Foundry Fitter, born Wetheringsett, Suffolk.

Florence Annie Olivia Hammond (nee Bullock), 41, born Bradfield, Suffolk.

Robert Henry Hammond, 20, a Lithographic Printing Apprentice, born Barton Mills, Suffolk.

John William Hammond, 16, a Coach Builder’s Apprentice, born Woolpit, Suffolk.

Walter Cecil Hammond, 14, a Dentist’s Page, born Woolpit.

Frank Gordon Hammond, 9, born Bradfield.

Edgar Ernest Hammond, 10, born Hitcham, Suffolk.

 

1911   13, Waterloo Road, Ipswich.

 

Fred was 17 years old, a Coach Painter’s Apprentice. He was living with his parents, brother & niece.

Robert, 57, a Stationary Engine Driver – Farmer.

Florence, 51.

Frank, 19, a Letter Press Printer’s Apprentice.

Clarissa Trixie Hammond, 3, born Ipswich.

 

Fred’s father, Robert Hammond died March 1912, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Florence A. O. Hammond – mother.

 

Fred’s brother, Walter Cecil Hammond also lost his life during the war. He died from his wounds on the 8th November 1917, aged 31. Walter was ranked a Private, service number 55588, for the 1st/6th Battalion, of the Welsh Regiment. He was laid to rest at White House Cemetery, Belgium. Walter was married to Gertrude and three sons, Cecil, Alec and Robert. Walter and Gertrude’s son Alec Gordon Hammond lost his life during the Second World War.

 

Lincolnshire Regiment, 8th Battalion

 

 

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