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Colin Hammond

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  H_005. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel H_005. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin AWMM
  • Surname
    Hammond AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12416 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1905 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 77 Esplanade Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Lucy Gertrude Hammond (mother), 77 Esplanade Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 AWMM
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12416 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Horace Hammond and Lucy Gertrude Hammond of Mt Eden, Auckland.

    Brothers served in WW1 and WW2. Richard Francis Hammond (23/2197) and Lance Masefield Hammond (3/254) the elders in WW1; and Colin Hammond (12416) kia served in WW2.

    Related to Ben Masefield (72165). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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07 August 2017VickyAuckland New ZeaalndOther relative

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