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Francis James HAMILTON

Regimental number736
Place of birthRochester Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach painter
AddressBridge Road, Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs R E Scott, Bridge Road, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

For gallantry and devotion to duty as stretcher-bearer. (Pozieres).
Recommendation date: 9 August 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death15 December 1943
Place of burialTongala Cemetery

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