Mount Hammel

British Columbia. Mount
Between Ptarmigan Creek and Goat River
53.4836 N 120.9339 W — Map 093H07 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1969
Official in BCCanada
Sergeant James Shannon Hammell

Sergeant James Shannon Hammell
Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Named to remember Canadian Army Sergeant James Shannon Hammel, M15887, from Snowshoe. Serving with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment, he was killed in action in Sicily on 5 August 1943, age 41.

Sgt. Hammel is buried at Agira Canadian War Cemetery, Sicily, grave B, H, 248. At the time of his death, he was survived by wife Horah Mary Shannon-Hammel of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and by parents Isaiah and Isabella Hammel.


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