Henry David Hamilton

Rank: 
Private
Regimental number: 
772389
Unit at enlistment: 
125th Battalion
Force: 
C.E.F.
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Volunteered
Survived the war: 
Yes
Wounded: 
Yes
Commemorated at: 
Alexandra Presbyterian Church, St. Luke Anglican Church
Birth country: 
Canada
Birth county: 
Haldimand
Birth city: 
Dunnville, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
39 Brighton Row, Brantford, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Lineman
Religious denominations: 
Presbyterian
Marital status: 
Single
Age at enlistment: 
30

Letters and documents

BX August 28, 1917

Word was received in the city this morning that Private Henry David Hamilton, son of Mr. David Hamilton, 39 Brighton Row, had been wounded in the right arm and had been removed to Hospital No. 18.

BX August 31, 1917

The name of Henry David Hamilton appears among the wounded in the official casualty lists of today. Private Hamilton enlisted here with the first overseas battalion of the Dufferin Rifles. Home is at 39 Brighton Row. He is 30 years of age and single; a Canadian by birth.

BX July 13, 1918
 
Arrived Home

J. Shute 15 Burford Street, returned hero, got home safely last night. This morning Secretary McDonald of the Soldiers’ Aid Commission expected to extend a welcome to C.O. Burnham, 12 Charlotte Street, and H.D. Hamilton, Brighton Row.

BX July 15, 1918

Returned Saturday

H.D. Hamilton, a returned hero, got home Saturday morning and was welcomed at the depot by Secretary MacDonald of the Soldiers’ Aid Commission. Hamilton resides at 39 Brighton Row.