Etc. -- Herbert W. Hammond declared dead in 1919
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A partial transcription of the Items of Local Interest column on page 10 of the 3 Jul 1919 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hammond received word from the Records Office on Dominion Day that their son Herbert, reported missing since 28 Aug 1918, is now officially declared dead.

A lightly edited transcript from page 7 of the 16 Sep 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

In Memoriam

HAMMOND -- In Proud and Loving Memory of Private Bert Hammond, who was wounded at the Battle of Amiens, and died 12 Aug 1918 at the hospital in France, in his 22nd year; also of Private Herbert W. Hammond, missing since 25 Aug 1918, at the Battle of Arras, in his 24th year.
                                        Mother, Father and Brothers.


See Herbert's Attestation paper: side 1 | side 2

Image from microfilm

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