Born Norfolk, England, CoE. Enlisted 11 March 1916 age 24, station hand. He gave his postal address as Perth P.O and Nok as father, Isaac Hammond of Norfolk, later changed his Nok to his wife, also in Norfolk, England. Embarked at Fremantle 15 July 1916 per Ajana. Served in France 1916-1917 and was wounded on 6 May 1917. RTA February 1918 per Balmoral Castle. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.