HAMILTON, Gordon Cuthbert
(Service number 40940)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Bank Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs G. C. HAMILTON (wife), care of C. H. VERITY, Craigmore Downs, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements H Company
Date 14 March 1917
Transport Ruapehu
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date Age 70 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Purewa (26 March 1960)
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Canon Staples HAMILTON & Rose Margaret nee WYLDE. Brother of Hubert Arthur HAMILTON, killed in action 1915 at Gallipoli; half-brother of Hugh Staples HAMILTON who also served in WWI.


Cenotaph Database [13 October 2013]

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