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Walter James HAMMOND

Regimental number1533
Place of birthNew Norfolk, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSaddler
Address43 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Hammond, 43 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4328 Private William Albert HAMMOND, 12th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement, Died of Wounds 6 May 1917, Age 19, Bullecourt, France. Cousin: 274 Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant (WO Class 2) Emil FLEITER, 39th Battalion Headquarters, Effective Abroad (Still Overseas)~
Other detailsAlso served in WWII
Place of burialHobart, Tasmania

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