This is the right man, but the name is too common to get any further.
1884 Nov 23. Born
1915 Jul 25 Landed in France
1918 Mar 28 DCM gazetted
1919 Feb 2. Discharged (xix) means :- For the benefit of the public service after 18 years service (with a view to pension under the Pay Warrant)
1919 Feb 3 Commissioned 2nd Lt, Essex Regt
1921 Jan 26 Joined ADRIC with service no 1606.
1921 Feb 4. Posted to H Coy then M
1921 Sep 1. The undermentioned relinquish, their commissions on completion. of service. 2nd Lt and retains rank of 2nd Lt, Essex Reg, H Hammond DCM
1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1933 Nov 21.The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Offs.: Essex R.—2nd Lt. H. Hammond, D.C.M.
1939 Register. Living with wife Sarah at 82 Hall Lane , Chingford M.B., Essex. He is a Supervisor Electrical Wire Works