(Service number 60935)
|First Rank||Corporal||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||11 February 1887||Place of Birth||Woodbury|
|Address at Enlistment||Fairlie|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs A. L. HAMMOND (wife), "Highlands", Geraldine|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||39th Reinforcements, C Company|
|Date||13 June 1918|
|Embarked From||Destination||Liverpool, Merseyside, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Regiment|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||23 October 1960||Age|
|Place of Death||Christchurch|
|Notices||Timaru Herald, 24 & 25 October 1960|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Arthur Hammond was the son of George and Evangeline Ellen (Eva, née Dean) Hammond. He married Athole Louisa McColl on 23 April 1916 at Geraldine. All five sons saw war service. His eldest brother, George Richard Hammond, served in the South African War. Another brother, Leonard James Bathurst Hammond, served in both the South African War and World War One; and brothers 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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