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date: 25 September 2020

Hammond, Sir Johnlocked

  • Joseph Edwards
  • , revised by Paolo Palladino


Hammond, Sir John (1889–1964), physiologist and agricultural scientist, was born on 23 February 1889, at Briston, Norfolk, the eldest child of Burrell Hammond, a tenant farmer, and Janette Louisa Aldis, the daughter of a schoolmaster in East Dereham. He was educated at Gresham's School, Holt...

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