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William Richard HAMILTON

Regimental number5403
Place of birthJeffcott North Victoria
Other NamesWilliam Richards
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs W C Wells, South Street, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, S Hamilton, Raglan Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 December 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 19800 Gunner George Alfred HAMILTON, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Date of death9 November 1961
Place of burialBoxhill Cemetery

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