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John George Hammond

Name on Board JG Hammond
Name on Service
John George  Hammond
Enlistment Age 34
Occupation Labourer
Place of Birth Castlemaine, Vic
Next of Kin Mrs E R Barnes
Address 313 Douglas Pde, Newport, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 11/01/1915
Service No. 1951
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 17/04/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Hororata A20
Unit on Embarkation 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 20/09/1917
Unit on Death 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Polygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Additional Information Parents, John and Agnes Hammond of Castlemaine, Vic deceased at time of enlistment
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 21 September 1918, p2
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