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Douglas Charles HAMILTON

Regimental number5050
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWool washer
AddressBay Street, Botany, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Law, Bay Street, Botany, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery believed to buried in (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Minnie Law (formerly HAMILTON), Bay Street, Botany, Sydney, and the late Edward Stuart HAMILTON. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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