Thomas Hamer (1893-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HAMER, THOMAS. Private. No 240673. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Albert Street, Lockwood, 10.5.1893. Both parents deceased. Lived with his Uncle and Aunt, Mr and Mrs Henry Sunderland Hodgson, at 14 Henry Street, off South Street, Huddersfield. Educated Rashcliffe Church of England School. Employed as a window cleaner by the Royal Crown Window Cleaning Company, of Henry Street. Single. Enlisted November 1914. Reported missing at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, and afterwards presumed to have died on that date. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission