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Roy Grenville Hamilton

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roy Grenville AWMM
  • Surname
    Hamilton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 September 1891 AWMM TemukaSouth Canterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
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  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Roy Grenville Hamilton who was born on 21 September 1891 at Temuka, was the son of Thomas Albert Hamilton and his wife, Charlotte (Lottie) Lavinia née Woodfield. Roy married Helen Evelyn Hanna on 3 April 1918 at Christchurch. His brothers Stephen Churchill and Thomas Geoffrey Hamilton also served in World War I. He was a cousin of Gordon Cuthbert, Hubert Arthur and Hugh Staples Hamilton . Hubert being killed in action 1915 at Gallipoli, of Claude John Hamilton, and of Frederic Carrington and Rodolph Edward Agassiz, all of whom served in World War I. Biography provided by the Timaru Museum SCRoll project. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 April 1946 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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