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Gavin HAMILTON

Regimental number3363
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolNarracan, Gippsland State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNarracan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J R Hamilton, Narracan, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a member of the Narracan Valley Rifle Club
FateDied of wounds 31 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death24
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, dRow F, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary HAMILTON, "Walnut Grove", Narracan, Victoria. native of Launceston, Tasmania

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