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Sterling Hamilton

In memory of:

Rifleman Sterling Hamilton

March 23, 1944
Camp Tokyo 3D, Japan

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.


1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


March 31, 1922
Dalhousie Junction, Restigouche, New Brunswick


August 10, 1940

Waldo Sterling Hamilton, son of William Charles Hamilton and Alice Grace McDonald, of Campbellton, New Brunswick.

Served in Québec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland with Force W, Hong Kong with Force C, Japan as a prisoner of war. He had 1,322 days of service, including 878 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 326 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Cdn Sec. A. B. 16.


YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Sterling Hamilton– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Sterling Hamilton– In memory of those who served in Hong Kong during World War 11 and did not come home. Submitted with permission on behalf of the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association by Operation: Picture Me.
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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