|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Tapu, Thames|
|Age at embarkation||33.11|
|Next of kin||Brother, Samuel Hamilton, Te Aroha, Thames|
|Previous military service||Served for 1 year in No 1 Thames Rifles Regiment, NZ Volunteers, 1906-07; corps disbanded; not serving in any military unit at time of NZEF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Paeroa|
|Rank on embarkation||Private|
|Unit name||New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Wellington on
|The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.|
|Final unit||Auckland Infantry Regiment|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial (Panel No 10), Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Brother of A. Hamilton, Oratia, Waikumete, Auckland|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Wounded in action, 8 May 1915 (gun shot wound, arm); admitted to HS 'Braemar Castle', 10 May 1915; transferred to Malta; disembarked Malta, 18 May 1915, and admitted to St George's Hospital; discharged from hospital, 17 June 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 27 June 1915, and attached to NZ Advanced Base, Mustapha.
Embarked Alexandria, 3 July 1915; rejoined unit at Gallipoli, 8 July 1915.
Admitted to hospital, 21 July 1915; rejoined unit from hospital, 22 July 1915 (no details recorded).
Wounded in action (second occasion), 8 August 1915 (gun shot wound, right buttock, compound fracture, left femur).
Died of wounds, 8 August 1915.
Buried, 10 August 1915, at Chailak Dere by 41st Field Ambulance; grave subsequently lost.
War service: 357 days (of which 320 days were abroad)Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Nominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body|
|Sources||Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 16790798|