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Jack H. Hammon

Private

4th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Miss E. Tolliday
  • Plaque: 3861

Additional Info

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Biography

John Henry Hammon enlisted in Liverpool, NSW, on 18th July 1915. He was posted to 4th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3333. He was a 32 year old, unmarried grocer. He had been born in Ballarat. He was seconded to the Australian Army Provost Corps for a period before returning to his unit after recovering from a wound.. He was killed in action near Harbonnieres on 23rd August 1918, and is buried in the Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, France.
Tree No. 3861

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour