(Service number 38953)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 14 April 1896 Place of Birth Woodbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Orari
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs G. HAMMOND, sen. (Mother), Woodbury, Geraldine
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements, G Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Harold Hammond was the youngest son of George and Evangeline Ellen (Eva, née Dean) Hammond. 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 Arthur Hammond and Francis (Frank) 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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