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NOEL HAMILTON

HAMILTON, NOEL

RANK:   PRIVATE        SERIAL NO:  39527
                         

UNIT:    5th  COY, 2nd BATTALION, WELLINGTON REGIMENT

BORN:   25/09/1896  -  HASTINGS, N.Z.        

DIED:     24/03/1918        IN THE FIELD    
              
PLACE:  SOMME, FRANCE 

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:     
    
PARENTS:   Mr William and Mrs Cordelia HAMILTON, RUATANIWHA

SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs C.A. HAMILTON, (mother), Ruataniwha, WAIPAWA

OCCUPATION:  CLERK

EMPLOYER:   N.Z. GOVERNMENT (TREASURY)

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   49 MAJORIBANKS ST, WELLINGTON
 
HEIGHT:  6’ 0”        WEIGHT:     115lb        CHEST:   30”

COMP:   RUDDY          EYES:   GREY          HAIR:   DARK 

EDUCATION:  4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD 

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS,
                        SOMME, FRANCE
                    
 ENLISTED:   WELLINGTON            DATE:  21/10/1916  

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:    21st   

MILITARY RECORD:
                      IN NZGA AT FORT DORSET TECHNICAL SCHOOL CADET.
25/10/1916.  POSTED  TO ‘B’ COY, 22nd  REINFORCEMENTS,  FEATHERSON.
30/11/1916.  ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL WITH INFLUENZA, (FEATHERSTON).
11/01/1917.  TRANSFERRED TO ‘B’ COY, 21st REINFORCEMENTS, TRENTHAM.
19/01/1917.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON ON HMNZT 74 ‘ULIMAROA’.
27/03/1917.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
28/03/1917.  MARCHED INTO WELLINGTON REGIMENT AT ‘SLING’.
26/05/1917.  LEFT FOR FRANCE.
28/05/1917.  MARCHED INTO CAMP, ETAPLES.
18/06/1917.  JOINED BATTALION FROM BASE.
21/02/1918.  WENT ON LEAVE TO U.K.
11/03/1918.  RETURNED TO FRANCE.
24/03/1918.  DIED OF WOUNDS, IN THE FIELD, FRANCE (SOMME).

 

AWARDED:    

BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.