|Place of birth||North Shields, England|
|Address||29 Lawson Street, North Shields, Northumberland, England|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Father, Patrick Hammill, 29 Lawson Street, North Shields, Northumberland, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||No date of fate entered on Nominal Roll.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 18 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 18 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 July 1916 (shrapnel wound, head, right elbow); admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, and transferred to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station, 20 July 1916; to 30th General Hospital, Calais, 21 July 1916; listed as 'seriously ill', 22 July 1916; transferred to England, 28 July 1916, and admitted to 1/4th Northern General Hospital, Lincoln; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 9 November 1916; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 25 November 1916.
Found guilty, 20 December 1916, of being absent without leave, 3-5 pm, 18 December 1916: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks, and forfeited 4 days' pay under Royal Warrant.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Themistocles', 4 May 1917; discharged, Adelaide, 20 August 1917.
War service: 2 years 21 days (of which 1 year 227 days were abroad)Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HAMMILL William Ambrose|