Alicia Hamilton was the daughter of James and Susan Maria Edwards Hamilton. She was born in Dungannon on 23rd October 1887. Alicia was one of eleven children. By 1901 the family had moved to Belfast. Her father was a machinist & engineer. By 1911 Alica was working as a linen clerk. Lily as she was known, joined the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) on 8th January 1918 and served as a cook at Catterick Military Hospital in England. Alicia Lily Hamilton died on 28th November 1918 from pneumonia / influenza at Catterick Military Hospital in Yorkshire.