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61372   Gunner Patrick Hamill
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/04/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 30/11/1885
Died: 26/03/1915 (Home)
Age: 28
Summary      
Patrick Hamill was the eldest son of George and Rose Hamill. He was the oldest of nine children. They lived in Roan, His father was a blacksmith. Patrick joined the RIC. He later enlisted in Stoke-on-Trent, England. Gunner Patrick Hamill was serving with the 2nd Battery, 13th Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery when he was injured and died of wounds in a Liverpool hospital on 26th March 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Grave
Cemetery: Liverpool Kirkdale Cemetery
  Liverpool, Lancashire, 
Grave Ref: ScrWall II-RC-63
CWGC Casualty 370638
Summary      
Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery les north of Liverpool, England near Aintree racecourse. About half of the graves from WW1 are scattered throughout the cemetery and the rest are contained in two war graves plots, where the names of the dead are recorded on Screen Wall panels.
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1 1901 Census lists Hamill Family Lists Patrick as age 14 living with the family at house 11 in Roan, Benburb, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Hamill Family Does not list Patrick as living with the family at house 14 in Roan, Benburb, Tyrone
3 FindAGrave.com Photo of Gunner Patrick Hamill's inscription
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Patrick Hamill's inscription can be purchased here.
7 WW1 - Eglish Roll of Honour Information about Patrick Hamill
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021