Remembering Today 8/12/41 Captain:Joseph Wilfrid Hamel,97829,Royal Engineers

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  1. CL1

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

    Captain HAMEL, JOSEPH WILFRID
    Service Number 97829

    Died 08/12/1941

    Aged 45

    Royal Engineers

    Son of Joseph Jean Hamel and of Eugenie Hamel (nee Goulet); husband of Renee Marguerite Hamel (nee Deschamps), of Welling, Kent.


    INSCRIPTION
    NO WORDS CAN EVER EXPRESS ONE 'S FEELINGS BUT NO VEIL EXISTS BETWEEN SOULS

    Casualty
    Buried at OKEHAMPTON (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD AND EXTENSION

    Location: Devon, United Kingdom
    Number of casualties: 16
     
  2. CL1

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

  3. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    He doesn't appear on the Casualty Lists for some reason.

    Marriages Jun 1922
    HAMEL Joseph W Deschamps Wandsworth 1d 1320
    DESCHAMPS Renee M Hamel Wandsworth 1d 1320

    No children.

    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    1 Cavendish Avenue, Bexley M.B., Kent.
    NAME DOB OCCUPATION
    Renee M Hamel 30 Nov 1898 Unpaid Domestic Duties

    Renee was still living at the above address in 1964:

    Name: Renee Marguerite Hamel
    Death Date: 23 Apr 1970
    Burial or Cremation Date: 1 May 1970
    Burial or Cremation Place: Greenwich, London, England
    Register Type: Cremation
     
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  4. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Re member

    England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
    Name: Joseph W Hamel
    Death Age: 45
    Birth Date: abt 1896
    Registration Date: Dec 1941
    Registration district: Okehampton
    Inferred County: Devon
    Volume: 5b
    Page: 649

    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995
    Name: Joseph Wilfrid Hamel
    Death Date: 8 Dec 1941
    Death Place: Devonshire, England
    Probate Date: 13 Mar 1942
    Registry: Exeter
    32858_606246_2267-00029.jpg

    It just says died - so I would assume some sort of accident - copy death cert would say

    TD
     
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