LINDSAY, Hamilton
(Service number 25/1173)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 4 December 1892 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Banker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. J. LINDSAY (mother), Waimate, Canterbury
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 3rd Battalion, C Company
Date 5 February 1916
Transport Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Destination
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 30 May 1987 Age 94 years
Place of Death Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated, ashes interred Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Hamilton Lindsay was the son of James and Mary Jane Lindsay. The names Hamilton and William Lindsay are recorded on the Waimate Knox Church Sunday School roll of honour, which was unveiled on 26 March 1916. Late in 1915 the "time had come to set down in order the names of ex-pupils of the Waimate Presbyterian Sunday School who had become soldiers of the Empire in the great fight for home and justice." Hamilton's brother William Alexander Lindsay also served in World War I, and their older brother Andrew John Lindsay was killed in action in 1916 in France.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 February 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [04 February 2020]; Waikumete Cemetery record (Auckland Council) [07 February 2020]; Waimate Daily Advertiser, 27 March 1916 (Papers Past) [03 February 2020]

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