Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas James Hamilton

In memory of:

Corporal Thomas James Hamilton

December 13, 2008


Military Service






The Royal Canadian Regiment


Canadian Forces Base Gagetown


Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


April 13, 1982
Truro, Nova Scotia


September 26, 2000
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Mrs. Cindy Higgins of Upper Stewiacke, Nova Scotia. Father of Ms. Annabella Josephine Marie Hamilton of Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 232 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Digital Collection

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  • Plaque– This was the laser engraved granite plaque that we designed to mark the unfortunate passing of Cpl Hamilton.  

It was originally displayed at the Kandahar Cenotaph from the date of his passing - and was repatriated to Canada in 2014.  

Today, it can be seen at the Afghanistan War Memorial located at National Defence Headquarters in Kanata, On.  

Rod A. McLeod, Designer
  • Photo of Thomas James Hamilton
  • Photo of Thomas James Hamilton
  • Photo of Thomas James Hamilton– Taken in Afghanistan in the fall of 2008
  • Photo of Thomas James Hamilton– Taken in the winter of 2004
  • Photo of Thomas James Hamilton– Thomas J Hamilton in Afganistan

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