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19308   Private George Hamilton
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Summary      
Private George Hamilton was born at Lissan, County Tyrone and enlisted in the Inniskilling Regiment at Finner Camp, Ballyshannon / Bundoran, County Donegal. He served with the 9th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and is thought to have been killed on the morning of 1st July 1916 when the battalion attacked the Schwaben Redoubt near Thiepval. George Hamilton was reported missing presumed killed in action 1st July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Adendda Panel
CWGC Casualty 75227885
Summary      
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 137