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William Ernest HAMILTON

Regimental number923
OccupationCommission agent
AddressLanark, Korong Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marie Louisa Hamilton, Korong Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [293] Captain Arthur Norman HAMILTON, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 April 1918; 297 Lance Corporal Oscar Ronald HAMILTON, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Re-embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 'Euripides' on 4 April 1916, as Lieutenant, 7th Bn, 17th Reinforcement.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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