Frank Hamer (British Army officer)
25 June 1919|
|Died||2 April 2009
|Years of service||1939–1946|
|Battles/wars||Second World War|
|Awards||Military Cross with Bar|
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During The War
Hamer was awarded his first MC at the Second Battle of El Alamein while a lieutenant in the 4th Durham Survey Regiment RA.
He was awarded the bar to his MC after the invasion of Sicily while surveying German positions.
After The War
Hamer returned to Cambridge and finished off his studies also collecting a Blue for soccer, to go with his freshman Blue in athletics he gained before the war. After his studies he moved to Birmingham taking a job at Cadbury, ending his career as the group personnel director of Cadbury Schweppes.
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