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Armer Hamilton (1890–1960)

RMER HAMILTON was born at Howlong, New South Wales, on 30th November, 1890, the son of Mr. William Barr Hamilton and Mrs. Eva Hamilton. He was educated at the Howlong Public School and privately.

He joined the Bank’s service on 1st December, 1908, at Chiltern, Victoria. In May, 1909, he was transferred to Albury; then to Culcairn and Henty, returning to Albury in October, 1910. He was promoted to ledger-keeper at Benalla, Victoria, in February, 1911; transferred to Tallangatta in October; thence to Corryong in April, 1912, where he was appointed teller in January, 1914. He was again transferred to Henty in February, 1914, and the following month to Warragul.

Armer Hamilton enlisted in the A.I.F. on 2nd January, 1915, and became a member of the 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, receiving promotion to staff sergeant. He served in Egypt for three months and at Gallipoli for two months. Afterwards (September, 1916) he went to France and saw service there until November, 1918.

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30 November, 1890
Beechworth, Victoria, Australia


6 August, 1960 (aged 69)
Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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