HAMILTON, William Keith Renwick
(Service number 61968)

First Rank Second Lieutenant Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Medical Student
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs P. R. HAMILTON (mother), Park Lane, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 36th Reinforcements C Company
Date 23 April 1918
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Wellington Destination Southampton, 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

11 October 1918 admitted to hospital in England, with a gun-shot wound in the right arm.

Post-war Occupations



Date 11 August 1967 Age 67 yrs
Place of Death England
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated; ashes interred Timaru Cemetery (15 March 1976)
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 36, Plot 1
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Alexander FerrierĀ & Phyllis Carruthers (nee RENWICK) HAMILTON


Cenotaph Database [23 October 2013]; TDC headstone image Timaru Cemetery [23 October 2013]; Timaru Herald, 24 October 1918 (Papers Past) [18 November 2013]

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