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Regimental number2783
Place of birthBowden, South Australia
SchoolPublic School
Address94 Sturt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Hamilton, 94 Sturt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen forces
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 October 1916
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death20.5
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialChester Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave NO. 14), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Amelia HAMILTON, 5 Henley Street, Torrensville, South Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia

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