|Place of birth||Carlton, Victoria|
|School||Lygon Street State School, Carlton, Victoria|
|Address||291 Alexander Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||43|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Hamilton, 291 Alexander Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Age at death||44|
|Age at death from cemetery records||44|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 20), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Robert and Mary HAMILTON, 382 Brunswick Road, East Brunswick, Victoria. Native of Carlton, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported missing in Action, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916.'
Note, Red Cross File No 1250611: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HAMILTON William
Red Cross File No 1250611