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   Civilian Alicia Lily Hamilton
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Dated added: 19/04/2020   Last updated: 19/04/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Voluntary Aid Detachment (British Civilian)
Date Of Birth: 23/10/1887
Died: 28/11/1918 (Died of Illness)
Age: 31
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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Carnmoney Cemetery
  Newtownabbey, Co Antrim
Grave Ref: Sec H Grave 119
CWGC Casualty 75453024
A Cross of Sacrifice was erected in the cemetery after the 1914-1918 war. There are 46 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 44 of the 1939-1945 war here.
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Hamilton family Lists Alicia ]# as age 13 living with the family at house 14 in Regent Street,Court Ward, Antrim
2 1911 Census lists Hamilton family Lists Alicia as age 23 living with the family at house 37 in Ponsonby Avenue, Duncairn, Antrim
3 Forum discussion (GWF) Details of Lily Hamilton including small photo
4 livesofthefirstworldwar Details of Lily Hamilton
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021