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William HAMMOND

Regimental number1160
Place of birthBrighton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
Address32 Holland Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gertrude Hammond, 32 Holland Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 December 1916
Place of burialBrighton Borough Cemetery (ZGV. 50.), Sussex, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (marble tablet) in St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, Western Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the glory of God. The Choir Vestry was erected A.D. 1922 in grateful memory of the men from this parish who gave their lives for God and King and Country in the Great War 1914-1919. "Their name liveth for evermore."'
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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