Alfred George HAMMOND


HAMMOND, Alfred George

Service Number: 6358
Enlisted: 26 July 1915
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Waranga, Vic., 1895
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Melbourne HS, Melbourne University
Occupation: Student
Died: Died of wounds, France, 1 August 1917
Cemetery: Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 6358, 4th Field Artillery Brigade
18 Nov 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 6358, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, Third Ypres
18 Nov 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 6358, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
1 Aug 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 6358, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Edward and Jane HAMMOND, of Waranga, Vic.

Corporal A. G. Hammond killed.
The sad news has come to hand of the death, from wounds received in action, of Corp. A. G. Hammond, son of Mr and Mrs E. G. Hammond, Waranga. Corp. Hammond's death puts an end to a promising career, for when he was but 20 years of age he had taken his degree at the University. Much sympathy is expressed for tho grief stricken relatives, but they are consolded by the fact that the deceased died in the service of his country. The few particulars to hand are to the effect that he received a gun shot wound in the head, and died at the 7th General Hospital.