|Place of birth||Apollo Bay, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Apollo Bay, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, William H Hamilton, Apollo Bay, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/40/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||23rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 2 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 16 november 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France from 6th Training Bn, 4 February 1917; taken on strength, 23rd Bn, in the field, 31 March 1917.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 25 June 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin), and transferred to 3rd Gas Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 29, 2 July 1917, and admitted to 2nd Stationary Hospital, Abbeville (disordered action of the heart); invalided to England, 10 July 1917, and admitted to Military Hospital, Richmond, 11 July 1917; transferred to 1st australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 10 August 1917; discharged on furlough, 27 August 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 10 September 1917.
Marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Codford, 21 September 1917.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 6 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 22 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 20 May 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||65|
|Place of burial||Apollo Bay Cemetery, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HAMILTON Henry|