(Service number 60935)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank Private


Date 11 February 1887 Place of Birth Woodbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Fairlie
Occupation Accountant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs A. L. HAMMOND (wife), "Highlands", Geraldine
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 39th Reinforcements, C Company
Date 13 June 1918
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date 23 October 1960 Age
Place of Death Christchurch
Notices Timaru Herald, 24 & 25 October 1960
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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