Remembering Today 15/6/44 Private:William Earl Hammond.B/51560,Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Private HAMMOND, WILLIAM EARL
    Service Number B/51560

    Died 15/06/1944

    Aged 24

    Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

    Son of Stanley and Violet Louisa Hammond, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


    INSCRIPTION
    DEAR BROTHER OF DOUGLAS, STANLEY AND OLIVE. LOVED AND REMEMBERED ALWAYS
    Casualty
    Buried at BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY

    Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
    Number of casualties: 5626

    Cemetery/memorial reference: 54. F. 10.
     
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  2. alieneyes

    alieneyes Senior Member

    The army lorry in which he was a passenger crashed into a house and overturned. Cause of death was a fractured skull.

    He had just been given permission to marry the day before.
     
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  3. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

  4. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    Canada, WWII Service Files of War Dead, 1939-1947:
    Name: William Earl Hammond
    Birth Date: 1 Feb 1920
    Birth Place: Bristol, England
    Residence Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Death Date: 15 Jun 1944
    Service Number: B51560
    Regiment: Royal Canadian Infantry Corps
    Rank: Private
    Next of Kin: Violet Hammond
    Relationship: Mother

    Marriages Sep 1919
    Hammond, Stanley - Willis - Edmonton - 3a 1669
    Willis , Violet L - Hammond - Edmonton - 3a 1669

    Births
    Hammond, William E - Willis - Bristol - Mar 1920

    Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946:
    Name: William Earl Hammond
    Age: 24
    Birth Date: abt 1920
    Birth Place: England
    Death Date: 15 Jun 1944
    Death Place: England
    Cause of Death: Fracture of The Vault of The Skull
     

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