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Private Herbert / Hubert HAMMOND, G/10567, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 4th August 1916.

Born Northfleet, Kent, son of Alfred & *Susannah Hammond, 26 Samaritans Grove, Northfleet, Kent. Five brothers, three sisters.

*29th May 1898, St Paulinus, Crayford, Kent, Alfred Sillett, age 45, bachelor, labourer of Crayford, father Samuel Sillett, bricklayer, married Susannah Elizabeth Hammond, age 50, widow, of Crayford, father George Hammond, labourer.


1911 Census - 26 Samaritans Grove, Northfleet, Kent - Alfred Sellitt, head, age 57, married, general labourer, cement manufacturer, worker, born Ipswich, Suffolk; Susannah E Sellitt, wife, age 63, married 14 years, #children none, born Stowmarket, Suffolk; Alfred Hammond, son, age 30, single, general labourer, cement manufacturer, worker, born Northfleet, Kent; Walter Hammond, son, age 28, single, general labourer, cement manufacturer, worker, born Northfleet, Kent; Ernest Hammond, son, age 26, single, general labourer, cement manufacturer, worker, born Northfleet, Kent; Herbert E Hammond, age 20, single, general labourer, cement manufacturer, worker, born Northfleet, Kent; James Braidon, boarder, age 34, single, general labourer, cement manufacturer, worker, born Northfleet, Kent.

#not from present marriage


Enlisted Gravesend, Kent, age 25 years & 11 days, height 5ft 5¾inches, weight 129lbs, scar left forearm, slightly deaf. Resided 26 Samaritans Grove, Northfleet, Kent. Formerly loco driver. Married and widowed prior to enlisting.

Home, 1st November 1915 to 7th March 1916: BEF, 8th March 1916 to 4th August 1916.

1st November 1915, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 7th November 1915, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 8th March 1916, posted BEF & 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, France.


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