CEF Soldier Detail

Gunner Robert Hector Hamilton
Died: August 8, 1918

Regimental Number:
317023
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Field Artillery
Battalion:
8th Brigade
Company:
Place of Birth:
Country:
Not Specified
Next of Kin:
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
August 26, 1898
Trade or Calling:
Marital Status:
Not Specified
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
Date of Enlistment:
Age at enlistment:
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded & Missing, Amiens
Date of Death:
August 8, 1918
Age at Death:
20
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 3988-10
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Currently compiling information on this soldier who went missing after he was seen at a dressing station.  Parents still searching for him in early 1919.  See articles placed in his "photo collection" on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial regarding this incident (links on this page).

- M. Pirie

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Gunner Canadian Field Artillery 8th Brigade
Son of Henry O. Hamilton and Mrs G. F. Hamilton of Toronto, Canada.