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VC646   John Patrick Hamilton

BORN   24 January 1896

DIED   27 February 1961   AGE   65

VC Won   9 August 1915   AGE   19

Place VC Won   Lone Pine, Anzac sector, Gallipoli, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   John Patrick Hamilton   No.   943   

VC Issue No.   646   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Regiment 3rd (New South Wales) Battalion, AIF



Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Orange, near Penshurst, New South Wales, Australia

Place Of Death   Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Woronora Cemetery, Sydney, NSW, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Church of England Section 8, Grave 518

Gazetted   15 October 1915

VC Presented   4 December 1915 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Woronora Cemetery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Display, Hall of Valour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Named On Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia

Hamilton Row, Canberra, ACT, Australia

By The Way…

Before the war he was a butcher

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



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