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HEMMER JOHN 1900UK
Posted by: catherine hemmer Date: April 17, 2001 at 07:44:00
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John Hammer of 48 Dyke St. Jarrow,TYNE AND WEAR,ENGLAND.Born circa 1862 in germany,son of George Hammer,farmer.Married 6.12.1891 at St. Pauls Jarrow,to MARGARET FRASER.FAMILY AS FOLLOWS;JOHN BORN 5.1.1900,JANE CRUMBY HEMMER BORN 31.12.01,WILLIAM HEMMER,FREDRICK HEMMER,TERESA HEMMER,AND CATHERINE HEMMER, ORDER OF BIRTH UNCERTAIN.JOHN HEMMER SNR DIED 29.11.1911 IN THE ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL,NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE AGED 48 YRS.
SON WILLIAM WAS A CORPORAL IN THE WEST YORKSHIRE INFANTRY DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.HE WAS CAPTURED AT THE BATTLE OF SOMME IN 1916 AND TAKEN TO A PRISONER OF WAR CAMP IN OR NEAR BAVARIA.FOLKLORE IN THE FAMILY SAY THAT THIS WAS NEAR TO WHERE HIS FATHER WAS BORN
FREDRICK HARDWICK HEMMER OR HAMMER SERVED IN THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY.JOINED PRIOR TO 1914 AND SERVED IN INDIA.
JOHN SNR WAS POSSIBLY ON THE SHIP "COBLENZ" TO AMERICA BUT POSS DISEMBARKED IN SCOTLAND.
WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE WITH MORE INFO.








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