Hammerston, Frederick


War Service:
Able Seaman Frederick Hamerston, Howe Battalion Royal Naval Division, was killed in action on the 26th October 1917, aged 22 . He joined the 2/1st Lancashire Hussars in November 1916, transferring to the R.N.D. in June 1917.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorials at St Andrew's Church, Catford.

He was the only son of Frederick and Mary Hamerston of 35 Ardfillan Road, Catford. He was educated at the Plassy Road and Brownhill Road schools. Prior to the war he was employed in the accountants office, Underground Railways Company, Electric House, Westminster.


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