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George William HAMMOND

Regimental number7183
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCarrington Street, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G J Hammond, Carrington Street, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentTrumpeter
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'For marked ability and devotion to duty while Orderly Room Sergeant on Brigade headquarters. His work, often carried out under danger and difficulty, has been of the greatest assistance to his Commanding Officer.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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