Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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03/11/2017 Private George Hamilton has no known grave and is commemorated on the Addenda Panel of the Thiepval Memorial at the Somme.
03/11/2017 Due to the work of Wesley Wright of the Friends of the Somme (Mid Ulster Branch), George Hamilton is now listed in the CWGC.
03/11/2017 Private George Hamilton has no known grave and was not commemorated with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission until recently.
03/11/2017 Private George Hamilton was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916 when the battalion attacked the Schwaben Redoubt near Thiepval.
03/11/2017 George Hamilton enlisted at Finner Camp, Ballyshannon / Bundoran, County Donegal.
03/11/2017 Little is known of George Hamiltonís background. The census records a George Hamilton of that age living in the Lissan area at that time. See references.
03/11/2017 George Hamilton was born at Lissan, near Cookstown, about 1894.
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