Joseph Hammond M.M.

Private 2507, 2/1st Berkshire Yeomanry and later Private 39820, 3rd Battalion 2nd Worcester Regiment.

1894 - 1918

Laid to rest: Ploegsteert Memorial Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium Panel 5

Born in Brightwell 1894 and enlisting in Reading he was killed in action 10 April 1918 in Flanders, France, aged 23. He was awarded the Military Medal for Gallantry

Son of Henry and Ann Hammond, Mackney Lane, Brightwell In 1911 Joseph aged 16yrs, was a farm carter and living with his parents and the five siblings who were still at home in Little London, on the High Road.