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2429   Gunner William Hamilton
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/12/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 275th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Died: 02/08/1916 (Unknown)
Age: 18
Summary      
William Hamilton was a son of James and Mary Jane Hamilton of Mullaghmore, Fivemiletown, Tyrone. He was born about 1898 in Tyrone. His father James was a farmer. The 1901 census records William as age 3. The family was living at Cullynane, Fivemiletown, Tyrone. Williamís father James was a farmer. By the time of the 1911 census, William was still at school. He was 15. The family was living in Mullaghmore, Fivemiletown, Tyrone. Gunner William Hamilton was serving with the 275th Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery when he died on 2nd August 1916. He was 18.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Flatiron Copse Cemetery
  Bazentin, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave IX-C-5.
CWGC Casualty 556637
Summary      
Flatiron Copse Cemetery is on the right hand side of D929, Amiens-Albert-Bapaume, 10 kilometres east of Albert. From Albert take the right turn at Y junction (102nd Infantry Brigade Memorial). It is located in the D20 just south-west of Bazentin-le-Petit. From the D929 turn south (signposted Bazentin) and on reaching the D20 T-junction turn right: the cemetery is green-signposted immediately.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - North West Face - Panel 1a Clogher
2 Timpany L.O.L. 889 Memorial Tablet - WWI Fivemiletown
3 St John's Church Fivemiletown - WWI Roll of Honour Fivemiletown
4 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 1 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 35
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Hamilton family Lists William as age 3 at house 5 in Cullynane, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Hamilton family Lists William as age 13 at house 8 in Mullaghmore, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
3 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of William Hamilton