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Douglas Kipp Hamilton

In memory of:

Lieutenant Douglas Kipp Hamilton

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of the Rev. R. D. and Mrs. M. Eloa Kipp Hamilton, of Burlington, Ontario,

Commemorated on Page 422 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 35.

Location:

The village of Beaucourt is about 18 kilometres south-east of Amiens and 5 kilometres east of Moreuil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of Douglas Hamilton– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of Douglas Hamilton– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Photo of Douglas Kipp Hamilton– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Memorial– The Cenotaph at Memorial Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, was dedicated on August 7th, 1927 by the Prince of Wales (future King Edward VIII), and unveiled by Brigadier General W. B. M. King, C.M.G., D.S.O.  The names of St. Catharines men who died as a result of their service during World War I are listed on two bronze tablets located at City Hall.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The name of "Lt. D. K. Hamilton 54th Bn" is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto. Photo by David Pike 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Grave Marker– Headstone of Lt. Douglas Kipp Hamilton, in the Beaucourt British Cemetery

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