James William HAMBLETON

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HAMBLETON, James William

Service Number: 4089
Enlisted: 7 January 1916
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Sandhurst, Victoria, 1872
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Bronchitis, 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Etaples, France, United Kingdom, 19 December 1916
Cemetery: Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension
Plot III, Row I, Grave 11, Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension, Estaires, Nord Pas de Calais, France, Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord Pas de Calais, France, Compton Chamberlayne Cemetery, Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill Barrier District Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

7 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4089
25 May 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 4089, 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company)
25 May 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 4089, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
25 May 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 4089, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), HMAT Warilda, Melbourne
25 May 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 4089, 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company), HMAT Warilda, Melbourne
29 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4089, 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company)
18 Dec 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 4089

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

James William HAMBLETON was born in Sandhurst, Victoria in 1872

His parents were Charles HAMBLETON & Hannah BAILEY

He married Matilda ALLSOPP at Lucknow near Orange, NSW in 1898 - one child Gladys