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Alfred Wm. HAMMOND

Regimental number1227
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolDona Street, Ballarat State School, Ballarat, Victoria
Address511 Eyre Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hammond, 511 Eyre Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Enlisted 9th March, 1915, served in 23d Battalion at Gallipoli. Removed with frozen feet day before evacuation was then transferred to 6th Machine Company 2nd Division and fell at Polygon Wood, France on 20th September, 1917." Details from Father.
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20
Family/military connectionsNephew; Sergeant Walter Hopper who was killed at Gallipoli Nephew; Sergeant Major Hugh Hopper M.M.

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