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Regimental number771
Place of birthProspect, South Australia
SchoolWhinhams College, North Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
Addressc/o Drew Wilson, Blackhall, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Hammond, North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceBore War, South Africa
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 13), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary HAMMOND. Native of South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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