INDENT M.C. London Gazette 4.10.1919 'For most conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He commanded the advance guard of the covering force on the night of 18-19 Sept., 1918, across the Wadi Wywye Hill near Mughir. By his fine leadership and skill the operation was a complete success. On 20 Sept. he led his Company to the attack on Khan Jibeit and although severely wounded during the charge he remained with his company 'C' until he was too weak to carry on. He was a magnificent example to his regiment.'
Captain Eustace Hammick, M.C., born 1888, educated at Tonbridge and Sandhurst, gazetted Second Lieutenant South Lancashire Regiment, 1909, advanced to Lieutenant, 1911, and Captain September 1915; transferred to the Indian Army, June 1914; was attached to the Indian Army Expeditionary Force, France, from May to December 1915; rejoined his Regiment March 1916 and served through the German East Africa campaign, returning with it in January 1918; he was mentioned in General Van Deventer's Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in the field during the operations in German East Africa, May-December 1917 and was granted the Order of the Crown by the King of the Belgians; proceeded to Egypt June 1918, and died in Nasreigh Hospital Cairo, 8 October 1918 from wounds received in action, Palestine, 20 September (Tonbridge School Memorial Book refers - extensive obituary)