Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery and Cenotaph
Leading Aircraftman Richard Neiland Hammond
R/180998, Royal Canadian Air Force,
22nd September 1943, aged 20.
Son of William W. Hammond and Jane H. Hammond; brother of Jean Dessenden, of Ottawa.
Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario.
See also The Chelsea Cenotaph Story published in Up the Gatineau! Volume 28.
Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery.
See also the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
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