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George Hanmer (abt. 1885 - 1916)

Corporal George Hanmer
Born about in Cockshutt, Shropshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1906 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 31 in Palestinemap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Dec 2009
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Roll of Honor
Corporal George Hanmer died during World War I.

George Hanmer was born in 1885. He was the son of Thomas Hanmer and Anne Gough.[1]

George was recorded in the house of his paternal grandparents in the 1891 census, along with his siblings, John, Thomas, and Sarah Jane.[2]

He married Ellen Latham in 1906.[3]

George died on 16 March 1916 at age 31 and is buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Port Said, Būr Sa‘īd, Egypt. [4] [5]

Military Service
Corporal George Hanmer served in the British Army in World War I
Service started:
Unit(s): Army Service Corps
Service ended: 16 March 1916

He was a member of the UK Army Service Corps, 40th Field Bakery. Service No.S4/122632. Lived at 5 Warrington Rd, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent England. [4]


  1. England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Birth ( : accessed 14 Dec 2021), database entry for HANMER, GEORGE (Mother's maiden surname: GOUGH). GRO Reference: 1885 S Quarter in ELLESMERE Volume 06A Page 719.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 February 2021), George Hanmer in household of Thomas Hanmer, Ellesmere, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Shropshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Ellen Latham, 1906; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1906, quarter 4, vol. 6B, p. 483, Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Commonwealth War Graves Commission" GEORGE HANMER, PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY J. 13.
  5. Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed 07 November 2023), memorial page for Corporal George G Hanmer (unknown–16 Mar 1916), Find A Grave: Memorial #18968559, citing Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Port Said, Būr Sa‘īd, Egypt; Maintained by: Find a Grave.

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