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Regimental number18923
Place of birthStonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland
SchoolCamnetham Street Public School, Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Other trainingElectrical engineer
Age on arrival in Australia22
AddressAlberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, R Hamilton, 25 Kirk Street, Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Enlistment date3 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Australian General Hospital, 1917 Egypt Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/101/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 31 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of injuries.
FateDied of accidental injuries 15 May 1919
Place of death or woundingSutton Veny, Wiltshire, England
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialStonehouse Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 396), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: robert and Marion HAMILTON, 25 Kirk Street, Stonehouse, Lanarkshire

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