vincent hammond ww1

vincent hammond ww1

Postby kellyred » Fri May 28, 2010 10:31 pm

Hi I am looking for any information or even photos of my gg uncle vincent e hammond from knighton he was in the hereford regt first 4421, then went into the 11th Battalion Lonsdales private 27767, he died 1916 and is burried in frankfurt trench, i have been searching for a squad photo for a long time or even a single one to no availe if any one has any information or photos please could we see it or hear about it.Thank youMargi
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Re: vincent hammond ww1

Postby CockneyTone » Sat May 29, 2010 9:02 pm

Margi,welcome to the Forum, you may be aware but just in case your not, he gets a mention in the Roll of honour at the back of 'Redan Ridge; The Last Stand' by Peter Weston. This is a good little book that tells the story the action he was killed in! Hopefully someone will be able to help you with a picture. Regards,
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Re: vincent hammond ww1

Postby kerchi » Sat Jun 05, 2010 8:40 pm

Margi,A warm welcome to the forum. Do you have any other info such as which Company he was in? Spike (on the forum) has the Rolls for the Lonsdale Battalion so maybe a PM to him might be a good staring point. I have this in the Lonsadale Roll of Honour:
Hammond, Vincent Edward, Knighton, Radnors, Knighton (Knighton), 27767 Pte. Formerly 4421 Hereford Regt., k.i.a., F & F,
18/11/2016
Group/squad photos of the Lonsdale battalion are quite rare but if I see one I will let you know. If we know which company he was in that might be a start.Chris
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