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James Gibson HAMILTON

Regimental number4227
Place of birthHeywood Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHorseman
Address11 Newtown Parade, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Hamilton, 11 Newtown Parade, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Date of death17 March 1921
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialWarringal Cemetery (Row J, Grave NO. 22), Heidelberg, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Sarah HAMILTON. Native of Heywood, Victoria. Death Due To Service

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