2nd Lieutenant Archibald Lindsay Hamilton

Biography of 2nd Lieutenant Archibald Lindsay Hamilton

Archibald Lindsay Hamilton was born on the 7th August 1889 in Battlefield Crescent, Cathcart, Renfrewshire. He was the only son, one of five children, of Archibald Hamilton (1845-1920) and Margaret Brown Muir Hamilton (nee Sinclair) (1854-1895), who had married in 1884 at 12 Berlin Terrace, Pollokshields, Glasgow.

Archibald was a member of the University of Glasgow Officers' Training Corps, serving as a Cadet in 1916. He married Marion M H (Cissie) Buchanan in 1916 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.

During the war Archibald served as 2nd Lieutenant with the 13th Bn. Highland Light Infantry. 2nd Lieutenant Archibald Lindsay Hamilton was killed in action on the 10th June 1917 at Zillebeke, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Archibald was 27. He was buried at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), near Ieper, Belgium.

Summary

2nd Lieutenant Archibald Lindsay Hamilton
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment: 13th Bn. Durham Light Infantry
Degree: N/A
Awards: N/A
Comments: Killed in action, 10 June 1917.
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