Hammond, Joseph (Joe)

Poppy on a wooden cross

Age: 19
Date of birth: 1899

Parents: Joseph and Jane Hammond
Address: 9 Commercial Buildings

Occupation: Labourer

At the time of the 1901 census Joseph and Jane Hammond were living at 4 Parkes Street, Warwick with their two children, Jane (4) and Joseph (1)

By 1911 the family of four were living at 9 Commercial Buildings. John Jnr was at school and Jenny (14) was working as a general servant, while Joseph Snr. was working as a bricklayer. The census form records that Jane Hammond was “feeble-minded” from the age of 33 (she was 47 in 1911).  There is also a 14-year old Jane Hammond, servant, on the census form of John and Jessie James at 1/3 Wallace Street.

Warwick Advertiser 21st September 1918

Military Service

Rank & Number: Private, 45126
Regiment/Service: 8th (Service) Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales (Royal Berkshire Regiment)
Brigade/Division: 53rd Brigade, 18th Division
Date of death: Wednesday, August 28, 1918
Cause of death/Battle: Died of wounds
Commemorated/Buried: Daours Communal Cemetery, Somme
Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at:


  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Warwick Advertiser excerpts courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office

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