Ronald Garnet HAMILTON MC, MID***

HAMILTON, Ronald Garnet

Service Number: NX115734
Enlisted: 21 September 1914, Qualified as 2nd Lt 1910 Lt 25th Signal Coy Signalling Cert. 14.5 years
Last Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Last Unit: 3rd Divisional Signal Company
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 27 April 1887
Home Town: Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Warehouseman
Died: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 29 August 1956, aged 69 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
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World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 1st Divisional Signal Company, Qualified as 2nd Lt 1910 Lt 25th Signal Coy Signalling Cert. 14.5 years
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Lieutenant, 1st Divisional Signal Company
9 Jul 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 5th Divisional Signal Company
27 Jan 1916: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Apr 1916: Honoured Military Cross, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli, Distinguished himself repeatedly under fire in maintaining communication with captured trenches. 6th-9th August 1915 - Gallipoli
27 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 5th Divisional Signal Company
27 Oct 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Captain, 3rd Divisional Signal Company
29 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, 3rd Divisional Signal Company
18 Apr 1918: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
23 May 1919: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
26 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Major, 3rd Divisional Signal Company

World War 2 Service

16 Sep 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN NX115734
6 Oct 1943: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, SN NX115734

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