Hammond, George Meysey, MC, MM (Captain, b.1892 - b.1918)

Place Europe: France
Accession Number 1DRL/0330
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 2 cm.
Object type Notebook
Maker Hammond, George Meysey
Kahan, Henry Kagan
Place made France
Date made 1917-1918
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/58
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of Captain George Meysey Hammond, MC, MM, 28 Battalion, AIF, France, 1917-1918. Collection consists of one field message book, one letter to Captain Hammond, and a handmade message of farewell and good wishes.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Captain George Meysey Hammond, MC and Bar, MM, 28 Battalion, AIF, who died on 14 June 1918 of wounds received at Morlancourt. Other biographical details concerning him are: Employed in Government offices, Broome, Western Australia, before the war; of Broome and Perth, age at time of death 25, born Handsworth, Staffordshire, England; came to Australia when 18 years old, educated at Handsworth school and at Pershore, Worcestershire, England.