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Charles Builow HAMILTON

Regimental number937
Date of birth3 April 1895
Place of birthMorwell, Victoria
Other NamesHAMILTON, Charles Buith
AddressBlackwood Street, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James A Hamilton, Blackwood Street, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name5th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 5th Battalion
Promotion date: 28 April 1915

FateDied of wounds 18 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Builow spelt Builth
Place of burialChatby Military Cemetery (Row Q, Grave 439), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. and E.J. HAMILTON
Family/military connectionsCousin: 3001 Gunner Lewis Samuel ANGUS, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 20 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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