John Hamme

Aircraftman 2nd Class, No. 14 I.T.W.
Service number 1891709
Died 20 Apr 1943
Buried Willesden Jewish Cemetery
Age 32

Headstone Inscription
‘DEEPLY MOURNED BY HIS SORROWING WIFE, SON DAVID, MOTHER, FATHER AND FAMILIES’


John was born on 5 Oct 1911 in Amersfoort, Netherlands to Samuel and Rozette nee de Vries.

In 1939, John was living at 17 Paget Road, Stoke Newington and was working as a foreman at a cake confectioners. John married Beatrice Weingott in 1940 in Edmonton, Middlesex and their son David was born the following year.

John was training as an air gunner when he died. He died at Base Hospital in Driffield. His death certificate states that he died from (a) Peritonitis (b) Operation for removal of umbilical sinus.