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William Lockhart HAMILTON

Regimental number653
ReligionProtestant
OccupationClerk
Address'Clifton', Orrong Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWilliam Hamilton, Orrong Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military service15th AASC
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCSM
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 3 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 9 March 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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