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James Douglas Hamilton

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant James Douglas Hamilton

June 16, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

121398

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Engineers

Additional Information


Son of Robert Murray Hamilton and Olive Norma Hamilton, of Simcoe, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 13 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SELBY CEMETERY
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. E. Grave 114.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of James Douglas Hamilton– In Memory of the men from Norfolk County who gave their lives in World War 11.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JAMES DOUGLAS HAMILTON– In Memory of the men from Norfolk County who gave their lives in World War 11.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2574 Second Lieutenant James Douglas Hamilton (RMC 1937) was the son of Robert Murray Hamilton and Olive Norma Hamilton, of Simcoe, Ontario. He served with the Royal Engineers. He died on June 16, 1940 at 20 years of age. He was buried in the Selby Cemetery in Yorkshire, United Kingdom Sec. E. Grave 114.
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2574 Second Lieutenant James Douglas Hamilton (RMC 1937) was the son of Robert Murray Hamilton and Olive Norma Hamilton, of Simcoe, Ontario. He served with the Royal Engineers. He died on June 16, 1940 at 20 years of age. He was buried in the Selby Cemetery in Yorkshire, United Kingdom Sec. E. Grave 114.
  • Memorial Plaque– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2574 Second Lieutenant James Douglas Hamilton (RMC 1937) was the son of Robert Murray Hamilton and Olive Norma Hamilton, of Simcoe, Ontario. He served with the Royal Engineers. He died on June 16, 1940 at 20 years of age. He was buried in the Selby Cemetery in Yorkshire, United Kingdom Sec. E. Grave 114.
  • Memorial Stairway– Memorial stair, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Memorial window, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Arch– Memorial arch, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Post Card– Memorial Arch, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial– Memorial Arch, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Memorial window, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario

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