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Horace Gordon HAMMOND

Regimental number29951
Date of birth13 September 1894
Place of birthWoodville, South Australia
SchoolKilkenny and Adelaide Public Schools, South Australia
OccupationFitter and turner
AddressPaddington via Alberton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs G Hammond, c/o G Fritchley, James Street, Paddington via Alberton, South Australia
Previous military service10th AGA
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date14 June 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 662 Pte Charles Hilton HAMMOND, 1st Remount Unit, returned to Australia, 18 October 1916.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded, Clery, near Peronne, France, 31 August 1918; invalided to 1st Southern General Hospital, 'Monyhull Section', Birmingham; recovered.

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