Born: 29th April 1889, at the Female Hospital, Royal Artillery Academy, Woolwich, London.
Died: 18th June 1917; age 27; Died at the No. 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.
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 mother was Sarah Hammond (1st marriage White (nee Ainger)), born 1852, Kensington, Middlesex – died 1890, Woolwich, London.
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. In August 1896, Samuel married Louisa Martha Gooding, born June 1866, Ipswich. They had two children: Herbert James Hammond & Amy Victoria Hammond.
Soldiers’ Effects to Herbert J. Hammond – step brother, and Amy V. Hammond – step sister.