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Alfred Henry HAMMOND

Regimental number922
Place of birthHamilton, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMaude Street, Echuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Hammond, off Maude Street, Echuca, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Victorian Rangers; time expired.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentEchuca, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Date of death8 May 1915
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Reported wounded and missing, 8 May 1915.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, France, 5 June 1916, declared fate to be 'Killed in action, 8 May 1915'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAMMOND Alfred Henry

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