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Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.
Gunner Robert Hector Hamilton ’14
Died: August 8, 1918
Robert Hector Hamilton attended U.C.C. from 1909-1914. He was the son of Henry C. Hamilton, Sault Ste. Marie, now of Toronto, and grandson of the late Christopher Thompson (Master 1842-1883). Upon graduation Hamilton worked as a Clerk in the Imperial Bank from August 1915 to February 1916 when he enlisted. The Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919 provides a detailed list of his military attachments. At Amiens on August 8, 1918, Gunner Hamilton was wounded and transferred to a number of different dressing stations, the last being the “White Chapeau” near Boves. At this point all trace of him disappeared.
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