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Richard Francis HAMILTON

Regimental number11488
Place of birthGreta, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressRailway Street, Dudley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Hamilton, Railway Street, Dudley, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Susannah HAMILTON. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 February 1941
Age at death45
Place of burialBeresfield Crematorium, New South Wales

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