Hamer, Frank –

Son of the late Henry and Alice Hamer, of Bradshaw, Turton, Lancashire. Of 15, Bradshaw Road, Bromley Cross, Turton, Lancashire. Died from multiple shell wounds in St. John’s Hospital at Etaples.

Personal details

  • Surname: Hamer
  • Forename: Frank
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bradshaw, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bradshaw, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 20
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: December 12th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 2nd/5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 242136
  • Regiment: East Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 14/12/1917 21/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6e 6d*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 07/12/1917 14/12/1917 21/12/1917

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