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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Gordon Hamilton

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Robert Gordon Hamilton

September 27, 1916

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Field Artillery

Division:

D Bty. 77th Bde.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 571 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. I. 4.

Location:

Maricourt is a village approximately 11 kilometres east of Albert on the road to Peronne. The PERONNE ROAD CEMETERY is on the western outskirts of the village on the north side of the road to Albert.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of ROBERT GORDON HAMILTON– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Robert Gordon Hamilton
  • Biography– Robert Gordon Hamilton's biography from the University Schools' 1916 edition of the Annals.
  • University School Tribute– Cover and tribute from the 1916 edition of the University Schools' "The Annals". This edition included Robert Gordon Hamilton's photo and biography on their roll of honour.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial– Robert Gordon Hamilton is remembered on the Osgoode Hall War Memorial.
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Commemorative Plaque– 1914-18 Memorial Plaque, The University Schools, University of Toronto, 371 
Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario.  Erected by the U.T.S. Hockey Club, 
1919-20.
  • Press Clipping– Letter describing the deaths of Second Lieutenant Robert Gordon Hamilton and his close friend Captain Richard Earl Horkins.  Both were killed by the same shell.
  • Photo of Robert Gordon Hamilton– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Plaque– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • 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 "2nd Lt. R. G. Hamilton R.H.A." 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– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England

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