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Archibald Douglas HAMILTON

Regimental number558
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolMount Gambier Public School, Mount Gambier, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address4 Bank Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Knight, 4 Bank Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Came from a Military family".
FateKilled in Action 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialOvillers Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row R, Grave NO. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Parents: Archibald Hamilton and Mary Knight (formerly Hamilton), 11 Westbury Street, Hackney, Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother; Killed in South African War

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