(Service number 38953)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||14 April 1896||Place of Birth||Woodbury|
|Address at Enlistment||Orari|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs G. HAMMOND, sen. (Mother), Woodbury, Geraldine|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Reinforcements, G Company|
|Date||19 January 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Plymouth, Devon, England|
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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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