Thomas Eric Hamstead

852623, Sergeant Thomas Eric Hamstead, Age 27
Royal Artillery
Died 19 October 1945

Sergeant 852623, Royal Artillery. Died 19/10/1945. Age 27.

 

Born in West London in 1918, the elder of two children of Thomas Hamstead and Grace nee Bullen. Thomas married Violet Chalk in 1942 and they had a son David who sadly died in infancy. Thomas parents moved to 56 King Street, Walton.

 

Thomas was accidentally killed due to a crush injury when a Valentine S.P. Gun overturned in a skid. Buried at Calne (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, Wiltshire. Sergeant Hamstead’s death is recorded at Westmoreland

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Calne (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

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Royal Artillery