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James Joseph HAMILTON

Regimental number3988
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
Addressc/o H Williams, Manildra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Carter, 42 Baptist Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollCyclists' Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1750 Pte John HAMILTON, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 10 July 1915; 1926 Pte Thomas Edward HAMILTON, 45th Bn, died of wounds, 23 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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