HAMMOND, Leonard James Bathurst
(Service number 4/173)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Shamrock Street, Napier South
Previous Military Experience South African War
Marital Status
Next of Kin George HAMMOND (father), Woodbury, South Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Samoan Advance Party
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Railway Engineers
Transport Moeraki or Monowai
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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