Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Richard Clarence Hamar

In memory of:

Cadet Richard Clarence Hamar

June 4, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:



Air Force


Royal Air Force

Additional Information

Son of William and Paulina Hamar, of Hill Crest, Radnorshire, Wales.

Commemorated on Page 588 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:


Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Marker at the grave of Cadet Hamar in the Mount Osborne Cemetery, William Street, Beamsville, Ontario.  The inscription reads: "CADET CLARENCE RICHARD HAMAR HILLCREST, KNIGHTON, RADNORSHIRE, WALES. KILLED JUNE 4, 1918 ON ACTIVE SERVICE ROYAL AIR FORCE."  Cadet Hamar was killed in a flying accident.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2012.)

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