Born at North Fremantle CoE. Enlisted 12 March 1917 age 18, farmhand. Nok father, Jesse E Hammond of Konnongorring via Goomalling, WA. Embarked at Fremantle 29 June 1917 per A30 Borda. Served in France 1917-1918. RTA July 1919 per HT Main. Medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.