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Regimental number1560
Place of birthBelfast Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 5.75"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, Jolh Hamilton, No 3 Arkwright Street, Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years 5 months, 50th (Royal West Kent) Regiment; 5 years, Reserves, British Army).
Enlistment date17 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1914
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name9th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 13 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1660
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Date of death28 June 1915
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 12), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Brother: Mr D HAMILTON, 145 Canmore Street, Belfast, Ireland

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