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Forename(s): George Iveson
Place of Birth: West Burton, Yorkshire
Service No: 202801
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 'A' Coy 1/4th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1916-09-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VII. D. 9.
CWGC Cemetery: MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: AYSGARTH, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: WEST BURTON, YORKSHIRE
George Iveson Hammond was the son of Tunstall and Ann Hammond, née Iveson. Tunstall was born at West Burton and Ann at Gayle, Yorkshire. George was the cousin of Private William Herbert Kilburn (202833) (q.v.). They both served in the same battalion and were killed in action on the same day.
1901 West Burton, Yorkshire Census: George Hammond, aged 4 years, born West Burton, son of Tunstall and Ann Hammond.
1911 West Witton, Yorkshire Census: Temple Farm - George I. Hammond, aged 14 years, born West Burton, Yorkshire. [George was employed on the farm managed by Jane Ewbank, widow and her son Robert.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte George I. Hammond, 202801, W. Rid. R. Pres. Dead 3.9.16.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte George Iveson Hammond, 202801, 1/4th W. Rid. R. Pres. Dead 3.9.16.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte George Iveson Hammond. 5838, 202801, 4th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: On or since 3.9.16. Death presumed. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Ann. £5 14s. 0d.
A short biography of George is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).
Photograph courtesy of Keith Taylor.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private George Iveson HAMMOND
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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