We remember John Brown Hamilton

We remember John Brown Hamilton

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
sibling Agnes Orr Hamilton Source:8951034 1881
1883
sibling Alexander Hamilton Source:8951034 1883
1886
sibling James Hamilton Source:8951034 1886
1892
sibling William Brown Hamilton Source:8951034 1892
1895
sibling Thomas Hamilton Source:8951034 1895
1896
birth Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:8540473 26th August 1896
1901
dates Age 4 Source:8951034 1901
1901
location High Street, Dumberton, Scotland United Kingdom parents address Source:8951034 1901
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8540471 23rd November 1917
service British Army Corporal 4876 Highland Light Infantry Source:5281934
service British Army Corporal 331958 Highland Light Infantry Source:5281934
1973
death Not War Related Died in Hairmyres Hospital, from cancer East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:8540473 Source:8540474 18th July 1973
burial Daldowie Crematorium Non-War Cemetery Broomhouse, Glasgow United Kingdom Source:8540474

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Brown
Initials JB
Last Name Hamilton
Source 8540474
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
High Street, Dumberton, Scotland United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4876 Highland Light Infantry Corporal
British Army 331958 Highland Light Infantry Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Agnes Hamilton mother
Thomas Hamilton father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Agnes Orr Hamilton sister 1881
Alexander Hamilton brother 1883
James Hamilton brother 1886
William Brown Hamilton brother 1892
Thomas Hamilton brother 1895

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Celine115478

External Evidence

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The London Gazette - Victoria Cross Trevor321
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
VCs of the First World War, Passchendaele 1917 by Stephen Snelling Celine115478

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John Brown Hamilton VC. Trevor321

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