HAMILTON, Joseph Daniel
(Service number 58526)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||John HAMILTON (father), care of John Daily, Temuka|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||29th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||15 August 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Glasgow, Scotland|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Admitted to hospital in France between 6th & 9th April 1918, wounded in the neck. 9-11 October 1918 wounded. October 1918 admitted to hospital in France with a hunshot wound in left eye & cheek.
|Date||9 December 1965||Age||71 yrs|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch|
|Memorial Reference||Block 1D; Plot 422|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of John & Catherine (nee TAIT) Hamilton, of John Street, Temuka. He left for camp on 25 June 1917. Brother of John HAMILTON & Michael HAMILTON both killed in action, before so Joseph Daniel was admitted to hospital in France with a gunshot wound to left eye & cheek. Welcomed home at Temuka early March 1919.
Cenotaph Database [13 October 2013]; Timaru Herald, 25 June 1917, 22 April 1918, 28 October 1918, 30 October 1918, 3 March 1919, 23 April 1919 (PapersPast) [18 November 2013, October 2013; 01 September 2014]; CCC Cemeteries Database [23 October 2013]
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