|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 2 cm.|
Hammond, George Meysey
Kahan, Henry Kagan
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/58|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Hammond, George Meysey, MC, MM (Captain, b.1892 - b.1918)
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.
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.