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Matthew Millar Hamilton

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Portrait of Flt/Sgt. M. M. Hamilton, of Garston, Southland, missing on operations. Image kindly provided by Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19440802-24-32.

Portrait of Flt/Sgt. M. M. Hamilton, of Garston, Southland, missing on operations. Image kindly prov …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matthew Millar AWMM
  • Surname
    Hamilton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ42325 AWMM
    • WWII 42325 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 May 1914 AWMM GoreSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ42325 AWMM
    • WWII 42325 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Matthew Hamilton was the son of Henry Murray Hamilton and of Charlotte Calder Hamilton, (nee Sutherland), of Garston, Southland; husband of Alice May Elizabeth Hamilton (nee Soper), father of one daughter of Invercargill, Southland. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    22 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Mediterranean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Vallercorsa Frosinone Italy Public - Mark John - Other Relative - 5 April 2015 - http://mmhamilton.tripod.com/story.html
  • Cause of death
    • Killed on Active Service AWMM
    • Was killed when his plane was shot down by German heavy flak. Public - Mark John - Other Relative - 5 April 2015 - http://mmhamilton.tripod.com/story.html
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Coll. grave III. A. 12-14. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2409921
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 December 2019KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
05 April 2015Mark JonInvercargillOther Relative

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