Sassoon, Hamo Watts, 1887-1915
Sassoon, Hamo, ('Haymo'), 3rd son of Michael, nephew of Siegfried Sassoon
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Hamo Sassoon, ('Haymo'), son of Michael, nephew of Siegfried Sassoon, (no place given), to Siegfried Sassoon, 1929 (date inferred)
Likes ''Infantry Officer'' and poem with Stephen Tennant's illustrations (note with sketches of flowers).
Letter from Hamo Sassoon (Officers' Mess, Chatham), 1915 (date inferred; marked 'Sunday 27', most likely June 1915)
Concerning arrangements to visit home and giving news of army life (parades, lectures, practical work, the food etc.).
Describing his voyage to Malta and his activities with the Royal Engineers.
Describing his time stationed in Malta, a visit to a war hospital, and various people he had met; written just before leaving the island.
Letters from Hamo Sassoon (Matfield, Sherborne, Merton College Oxford) to Siegfried Sassoon re many undated, school news, visits to Heytesbury and to Haus Hirth, beginning at Oxford, and poem on Sassoon's 60th birthday , 1935-1939 (1935-1939)
A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.
Letters to Theresa Sassoon from her son Hamo Sassoon and from other individuals, including Siegfried Sassoon, following Hamo's death in action, 1915-1916
Hamo Sassoon was commissioned in the Royal Engineers. He was mortally wounded at Gallipoli on 28 October 1915 and was buried at sea on 1 November 1915. The letters include three from Hamo while with the Royal Engineers and two from Siegfried Sassoon following his brother's death.