Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Rhodesia, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (2370 Trpr. C. Hammond, New Zealand M.R.), last clasp loose on riband, good very fine £240-280
Christopher Hammond, a tramway driver from Auckland, attested for the 5th N.Z. Contingent for service in South Africa and was embarked in the S.S. Maori in March 1900. A member of No. 11 Company, he was one of around 100 men to be attached to the Rhodesian Field Force Artillery. He died in June 1950 and was buried in Waikumete Cemetery; sold with copied research and roll confirmation.