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Walter Jarvis HAMMOND

Regimental number1016
Place of birthTumut, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
Address185 Commercial Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs V B Hammond, 185 Commercial Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd ANZ Division
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Discharge date24 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 12 June 1918; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Sydney, 24 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 July 1923
Age at death49
Place of burialForbes Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAMMOND Walter Jarvis

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