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Alfred W. Hammond


23rd Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Procera
  • Planted By: Miss M. Stork
  • Plaque: 414

Additional Info

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Alfred William Hammond was born in Ballarat and enlisted from there on 9th March 1915. He was 18 years old, single man employed as a turner. He was posted to 23rd Infantry Battalion, with the Regimental No. 1227. Later he was transferred to the 6th Coy Machine Gun Battalion. He served in Gallipoli, but during his service on the Western Front he was killed in action on 20th September 1917 at Polygon Wood. His name is recorded on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
Tree No. 414

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour