Rifleman R/4004 Sydney Hammond

12th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps
Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 2nd April 1918 aged 24

  • Commemorated: Pozieres Memorial, Panel 61 to 64
  • Awarded 1914-15 Star, British War and Victory Medals.
  • Enlisted at Rugby on 9th September 1914 and landed in France 25th July 1915
  • Son of Arthur and Jane Hammond [Army Register of Effects]
  • Brother to Hester, Edward, Elsie and Percy
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Monks Kirby and Stretton-under-Fosse

Links to Relevant Information

1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 1898 in Ware, Herts [1911 Census & Army Service Record]
  • Lived at The Rectory, Much Hadham, Herts [1911]
  • More about Sydney's enlistment, regiments and the places he served can be found here...

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