Joseph Ashitey Hammond
A Burma World War II veteran who seeks to commemorate my second world war colleagues, and create awareness and provide solutions to issues that confront society.
GC 63688 EX-PTE JOSEPH ASHITEY HAMMOND
He, at a tender age of 16 years as a Private Soldier, saw action in the jungle of Myanmar (then known as Burma), during the second World War with the Advanced Base Workshop of the Gold Coast Regiment of the 82nd Division of the Royal West African Frontier Force (RWAFF).On his return home and fired up by the battle experience, he joined his colleagues on the fateful day of 28 February 1948, attempting to present a petition to the Governor in Accra against unfulfilled war reparations. This culminated in the death of three of his colleagues (GC 3609 Sgt. Adjetey, GC 27819 Cpl. Attipoe and GC 37209 Pte. Odartey-Lamptey), a tragedy which hasten the Nation’s Independence Struggle.
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WHO WE ARE...
Core Functions : To identify societal problems, create awareness and provide the needed support for humanity.
Mission Statement : To provide humanity with adequate support through strategic awareness creation programmes.