|NAME: John Hammond||Name variations: John Enoch Hammond|
|Birth Date and Place||c. 1825 Tibenham, Buckenham, Norfolk, England [WO97-2965-122].|
|Baptism Date and Place|
|Marriage Date and Place||7 Oct 1858 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #1218].|
|Spouse||Hannah Eliza LEEDER (widow of Charles Foster CLARKSON).|
|Children||John Evatt b. 1854 Perth, Western Australia [LDS].|
Alice Matilda b. 1855 Perth, Western Australia [LDS].
Jesse Elijah b. 1856 Perth, Western Australia [LDS].
Theophila Susannah b. 1859 Perth, Western Australia [LDS].
Police Constable 9 Aug to 29 Nov 1852 [PASH Index].
Assistant to Surveyors, Gardener [ERIC p.1337].
|Land Acquisition in WA||Pensioner land grant – details not verified.|
|Death Date and Place||12 Sep 1892 Northam, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #711].|
|Burial Date and Place||13 Sep 1892 Northam Cemetery, Western Australia [Oz Burials].|
|Death, Funeral, Obituary Notices||Eastern Districts Chronicle 17 Sep 1892.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Regiment||96th Regiment of Foot.|
|Soldier No. and Rank||#1884 Private.|
|Attestation Date and Place||27 May 1843 Norwich, Norfolk [WO97-2965-122].|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.|
|Service/Campaigns||Australia 5 years 6 months.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Good Conduct Badge 1d. per diem from 29 May 1848 [WO12-9622-114].|
|Casualty/Medical||Rendered unfit for service in the Army – consequence of his being subject to epilepsy. The disease has not been caused or aggravated by his own misconduct. Consider him unfit for the duty of a soldier.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Arrival Australia: Ship and Date||Hydrabad. Embarked 29 Jun 1843, Gravesend, Kent. [WO12-9615-192 to 199].|
Dep. 4 Jul 1843, Deal, Kent. Arr. 17 Oct 1843, Sydney, NSW.
Arr. 4 Nov 1843, Launceston, VDL [TROVE].
|Arrival Western Australia: Ship and Date||Java 24 Feb 1847 from Hobart, embarked 27 Jan 1847 [WO12-9620-334].|
|Military Postings within Western Australia||Pinjarrah 24 Feb to 31 Dec 1847.|
Perth HQ 1 Jan 1848 to 15 May 1849 when conditionally discharged.
[All sourced WO12-9620 TO 9622].
|Courts Martial in Western Australia||None.|
|Discharge Date and Place||15 May 1849 Perth, Western Australia – conditional [WO28-266-101].|
13 Nov 1849 Perth, Western Australia – Admission to Pension [WO23-150].
1 Aug 1850 Perth, Western Australia – Final Discharge after furlough [WO12-9813-152].
|Age at Discharge||24 years.|
|Length of Service||6 years 3 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-2965-122.|
|Pension District||Perth, Western Australia [WO23-31-71].|
|Pension Amount||7d. per diem for18 months [WO23-150].|
Accidental Death of John Enoch Hammond reported in Eastern Districts Chronicle on 17th September 1892