HAMILTON, Hugh Staples
(Service number 23/443)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||26 October 1894||Place of Birth||Leeston|
|Address at Enlistment||Bank of New South Wales, Geraldine|
|Occupation||Clerk in Holy Orders|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Reverend Canon HAMILTON (father), Vicarage, Geraldine|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||B Company|
|Date||9 October 1915|
|Transport||Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Wounded in France in September 1916.
Clerk in Holy Orders
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Son of Canon Staples HAMILTON & Louisa Annie nee PRESTON. Half-brother of Hubert Arthur HAMILTON, killed in action 1915 at Gallipoli, & of Gordon Cuthbert HAMILTON who also served in WWI.
Cenotaph Database [13 October 2013]; Timaru Herald, 28 September 1916 (Papers Past) [13 November 2013]
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