David James HAMILTON

HAMILTON, David James

Service Numbers: 329, Officer
Enlisted: 10 September 1914
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 12th Machine Gun Company
Born: Fitzroy Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Panmure, Moyne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Seaman
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 7 June 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Wallonie, Belgium
Memorials: Williamstown Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 329, 14th Infantry Battalion
4 Dec 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 14th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Corporal, 329, 14th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Corporal, 329, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
1 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 14th Infantry Battalion
29 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, 329, 14th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, Sharpnel wound left thigh Evacuated to Lemnos for treatment and convalescence
7 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, 329, 14th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, GSW Back evacuated from the Dardanelles to Malta for treatment and convalescence
23 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Sergeant, 12th Machine Gun Company
19 Oct 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Warrant Officer Class 2, 12th Machine Gun Company, Promoted to Warrant Officer Class 2 and appointed Company Sergeant Major
24 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 12th Machine Gun Company
16 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Officer, 12th Machine Gun Company, Battle of Messines
17 Jun 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Officer, 12th Machine Gun Company, Killed In Action Belgium

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