Alexander Wilson HAMILTON

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HAMILTON, Alexander Wilson

Service Number: 194
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 1883
Home Town: Surrey Hills, Whitehorse, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timber worker
Died: Died of Wounds, To Be Determined, Proyart, France, 23 August 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Camberwell War Memorial, Surrey Hills WWI, The Shrine, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 194, Melbourne, Victoria
21 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 194, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 194, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 194, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
23 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 194, 5th Infantry Battalion
23 Aug 1918: Wounded Sergeant, SN 194, 5th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days", Shell wound (thorax)

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