Hamer, Herbert Edward –

Husband of Mrs. Hamer, of 20, Warwick Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed in the Corporation Streets Department. Enlisted October 1914. Reported missing 13/11/1916 and subsequently reported killed.

Personal details

  • Surname: Hamer
  • Forename: Herbert Edward
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Astley Bridge, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Astley Bridge, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: November 13th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Unit: 7th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 17066
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 22/12/1916 07/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d* S4*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 22/12/1916

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