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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Edward Redmond Hamilton

In memory of:

Captain Henry Edward Redmond Hamilton

May 19, 1917

Military Service




Canadian Railway Troops


3rd Bn.

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 250 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

X. B. 2.


Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of HENRY EDWARD REDMOND HAMILTON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation Papers
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Roll of Honour– Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour. Captain Henry Edward Redmond Hamilton completed his Officers' Declaration Paper in September 1916 for the 239th Battalion C.E.F. Hamilton was a Civil Engineer. He had prior military experience with the 72nd Seaforth Highlanders of Canada.  Born in Waterford, Ireland, Hamilton's home address in 1916 was 63 Douglas Lodge, Vancouver, British Columbia. He was married to Margaret Farron Hamilton. In honoured memory.
  • Grave Marker– These markers were created in memory of Major Anthony L. McHugh and Captain Henry E.R. Hamilton, officers with the Canadian Railway Troops who were killed on May 19, 1917 while laying a railroad over Vimy Ridge. (Library and Archives Canada)
  • Grave marker

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