HAMMOND, Leonard James Bathurst
(Service number 4/173)
|First Rank||Sergeant||Last Rank|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||Shamrock Street, Napier South|
|Previous Military Experience||South African War|
|Next of Kin||George HAMMOND (father), Woodbury, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Samoan Advance Party|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Railway Engineers|
|Transport||Moeraki or Monowai|
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Leonard James Bathurst Hammond was the son of George and Evangeline Ellen (Eva, née Dean) Hammond. All five sons saw war service. L. J. B. Hammond served in both the South African War and World War One. His eldest brother, George Richard Hammond, served in the South African War. And brothers Arthur Hammond, Francis (Frank) Hammond and Harold Hammond also served in World War One.
Auckland War Memorial Mueum Cenotaph Database [07 November 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [07 November 2016]
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