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Henry Eric HAMMEL

Regimental number2255
Place of birthEast Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolQueens College, St Kilda, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraftsman
Address'Yamba', Esplanade, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Jane Hammel, 'Yamba', Esplanade, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBefore enlisting was engaged as draughtsman at Naval Depto, Williamstown, Victoria. He was wounded at "Borre" and died in France.
FateDied of wounds 22 May 1918
Place of death or woundingWounded at Gallipoli; died at Malta.
Age at death28
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Emily HAMMEL, "Carinya", 73 Barkley Street, St. Kilda, Melbourne

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