Edward HAMILTON MM

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HAMILTON, Edward

Service Number: 313
Enlisted: 21 August 1914, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dundonald, South Ayrshire, Scotland, 1890
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Pollock Shaws School, Glasgow
Occupation: Packer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 20 November 1916
Cemetery: Ovillers Military Cemetery
INSCRIPTION: THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT - Sp. Mem. 21.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, East Brisbane War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 313, Brisbane, Queensland
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, SN 313, 9th Infantry Battalion
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, SN 313, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 313, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 313, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (shoulder)
20 Nov 1916: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 313, 49th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Son of John and Agnes Hamilton, of Fisher St., East Brisbane, Queensland.