Lance-Corporal Philip John Hamon
Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Son of Phillip John Hamon and his wife A. M. Mahon,
of Ville Amphry, St. Martin's, Guernsey. Born at Jersey.
Two years in Royal Jersey Militia.
Aged 37 years.
NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post
of Thursday 17 May 1917
Roll of Honour. The Chaplain of 31st Battalion
Canadians has written to Mr P J Hamon, formerly of Union
Street and now residing in Guernsey, conveying the sad
news that his son, Lance Corporal P J Hamon of the Canadians,
was killed in action on 3 May by a shell explosion.
The late NCO, who was for many years one of our news
vendors, left the Island for Canada a few years back.
He was in the Island on leave last year, and though
not a young man was looking eagerly forward to the time
when he would be facing the Hun. The Chaplain in conveying
the news states that this loyal Jerseyman has made the
great sacrifice for right and Empire and conveys his
sincere sympathy to the bereaved family, and to these
expressions we would add our own sincere condolences.