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William Henry HAMMING

Regimental number6269
Place of birthTalbot, Victoria
SchoolState School, Talbot, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway guard
AddressMidland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs W A Hamming, Wilkins Street, Bellevue, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 18 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Athletic - foot runner".
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Cecilia HAMMING; husband of V.A. HAMMING, Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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