Paul Norman HAMILTON

HAMILTON, Paul Norman

Service Number: 505
Enlisted: 30 September 1916, Toowoomba, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Toowoomba, Qld., 1895
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Toowoomba Grammar School
Occupation: Surveyor's Assistant
Died: Illness, France, 8 August 1918
Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme
V A 12, Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy St Pierre, Amiens, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Toowoomba Grammar School WW1 Honour Board, Toowoomba Grammar School WW1 In Memoriam Honour Board, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW1, Toowoomba St Luke's Church WW1 Honour Roll, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 505, 3rd Machine Gun Company, Toowoomba, Qld.
19 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, 505, 11th Machine Gun Company, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '21' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ballarat embarkation_ship_number: A70 public_note: ''
19 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, 505, 11th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Ballarat, Melbourne
8 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, 505, 3rd Machine Gun Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 505 awm_unit: 3rd Australian Machine Gun Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1918-08-08

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John Edward and Katherine Florence HAMILTON of Campbell Street, Toowoomba.

Mrs. J.E. Hamilton, of Godrey and Campbell Streets, has received warod from the Authorities that her second son Paul Norman, had contracted pneumonia an died in France on August 8th.  Paul Hamilton was a powerfully built and prominent runner and footballer here before he enlisted two years ago.