Hammond, Gilbert Philip

He was the son of Frederick Hammond, a banker, of Cleveland House, Newmarket and Florence Hamilton, daughter of the Reverend John Gilbert of Chedgrave Manor, Norfolk. He came to Winchester from Sandroyd School and played in Commoner XV in his last year. He was gazetted in December 1912 from Special Reserve to the 2nd Battalion King’s Own Scottish Borderers, and was stationed for some time in Dublin. He went to France in the first days of the war and fell at Le Cateau, on August 26th 1914.

War: World War 1

  • Surname: Hammond
  • Forenames or initials: Gilbert Philip
  • House: H
  • Years in School: 1905-1908
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Date of Birth: 24th November 1891
  • Date of Death: 26th August 1914
  • How Died: Killed in Action
  • Location in War Cloister: Outer D3
  • Decoration: NA
  • Burial Site: Unknown but commemorated on the LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL