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Walter George HAMMOND

Regimental number2576
Place of birthNelson, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNarrabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38.1
Height5' 6"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rebecca Hammond, GPO High Street, Kingsell, London North, England
Previous military serviceServed for 8 years in the Royal Navy; time expired.
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Place of enlistmentNarrabri, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date23 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 12 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit: chronic bronchitis), Sydney, 23 December 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death20 July 1934
Age at death57
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAMMOND Walter George

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