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Regimental number429
Place of birthGreta, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
Address32 Dent Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Mrs Jean Gregory, 32 Dent Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Matthew spelt Mathew
Place of death or woundingBlangy, Tronville
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBlangy-Tronville Communal Cemetery (Grave No. 31), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Archibald and Margaret HAMILTON. Native of Greta, Victoria

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