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Harold James HAMMER

Regimental number4519
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRailway porter
AddressC/o Mrs Frith, Northam, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr C H Hammer, Wesley Manse, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Please check date of fate as it was unclear
Place of death or woundingSibons, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row H, Grave NO. 8), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rev. C. and Mrs. J. HAMMER, Wagin, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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