Lt Henry Hammond OBE. MC Dorsetshire Regt



1916 May 22. Dorset R.—Temp. Lt. Henry Hammond, from D. of Corn. L.I.

1918 Jan 18. MC Gazetted. 2nd Lt. Henry Hammond, Dorset. R. and R.F.C. 2nd Lt. Henry Hammond, Dorset. R., and R.F.C. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Having successfully bombed a station behind the enemy lines he was wounded in the arm and fainted. On recovering he again took control, but shortly afterwards lost consciousness once more. His coolness and courage in spite of pain and loss of blood were remarkable. On several occasions he has bombed and derailed trains, and destroyed hangars at hostile aerodromes. He invariably set a fine example of courage and skill

1921 Apr 1. To be an Officer of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:— Lt. Henry Hammond, M.C., Dorset Regt.

1922 Jan 28. Hendy's record says that he was appointed Intelligence Officer at HQ 17th Infantry Br in place of Hammond. The undermentioned temp, appts. are made: — Spec. Appts., Class GG— Lt. R. A. Hendy, R. Warwick R., vice Lt. H. Hammond, O.B.E., M.C., Dorset.

1923 Apr 20. Dorset. R.—The undermentioned Lts. are seed, for service under the Colonial Office: — H. Hammond, O.B.E., M.C.

1923 Oct 10. Dorset. R.—The undermentioned Lts. to be Capts. H. Hammond, O.B.E., M.C., and to remain seed.