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Regimental number1750
Place of birthUltimo, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolParkes Convent (Catholic) School, Parkes, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address44 Baptist Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinBrother, T Hamilton, c/o H Hamilton, , Navernburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'This lad's father died of yellow fever while on active service during the time of the Boxer Rebellion. He enlisted with the engineers. Two other brothers of this lad saw service in this late war one having paid the supreme sacrifice.' (details from Guardian)
FateKilled in Action 10 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death10 July 1915
Age at death22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave NO. 21), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Ward of Mr H. WILLIAMS. Native of Ultimo, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1926 Pte Thomas Edward HAMILTON, 45th Bn, died of wounds, 23 November 1916; 3988 Pte James Joseph HAMILTON, Ctyclists' Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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