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Frank Hamer
25 June 1919(1919-06-25) – 2 April 2009 (aged 89)
Place of birth Bolton, Lancashire
Place of death Hertford
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service 1939–1946
Rank Major
Battles/wars Second World War
Awards Military Cross with Bar

Major Frank Hamer Military Cross with Bar (25 June 1919 – 2 April 2009) was a British Army officer and group personnel director of Cadbury Schweppes.

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Early life

He was educated at Bolton School and St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

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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Frank Hamer
25 June 1919(1919-06-25) – 2 April 2009 (aged 89)
Place of birth Bolton, Lancashire
Place of death Hertford
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service 1939–1946
Rank Major
Battles/wars Second World War
Awards Military Cross with Bar

Major Frank Hamer Military Cross with Bar (25 June 1919 – 2 April 2009) was a British Army officer and group personnel director of Cadbury Schweppes.

Contents

Early life

He was educated at Bolton School and St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

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.

References

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