William James Hammond

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Name:   William James Hammond
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service:   Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Unit Text:   11th Bn.
Age:   40
Born:   Castledawson.
Enlisted:   Coleraine.
Date of Death:   12/09/1917
Service No:   29108
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead. DOW.
Grave/Memorial Ref:   XXVI. A. 11A.
Cemetery:   Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas De Calais, France.
Additional information:   Wounded at the battle of Ypres. Son of William and Mary Jane Hammond, of Castledawson, husband of Isabella Hammond, of Main St, Castledawson. Listed on the WWI Masonic memorial in Termoneeny Parish Church Knockloughrim and the Roll of Honour in Curran Masonic Hall. Listed on the family headstone in Castledawson Church of Ireland graveyard.
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L/Cpl. W J Hammond’s gravestone.
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  1. Miss Karen Hammond

    This is my Great Grandfather
    I have never seen a photo of him before. Thanks means alot
    His son also William James hammond had a son (my dad) will sadly be the last William James. Im an only child & a daughter. My Uncle had a son but he wont carry his name.
    Can i get his photo? My dad os in a nursing home he would love it. He has a bronze penny that was left to him. Karen

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