Captain John Patrick Hamilton, VC

Date of birth1894-01-24 Penshurst, NSW 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1914-09-15  3 Battalion. 
Date of embarkation  1914-10-15   
Awarded Victoria Cross  1915-08-09  For action at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey whilst serving with 3 Battalion, 1 Brigade, 1 Division as a Private 
Date promoted  1916-05-03  Appointed Corporal. 
Date promoted  1917-05  Appointed Sergeant. 
Other units  1918-07-05  Student at No 5 Officer Cadet Battalion at Cambridge. 
Date promoted  1919-01-02  Graduated and appointed 2nd Lieutenant. 
Date of discharge  1919-09-12  Demobilised and returned to Sydney. 
Other  1940-06-03  Returned to active list as Lieutenant and posted to 16 Garrison Battalion. 
Other unit  1942-09  Australian Army Employment Service. 
Date promoted  1944-10-21  Appointed Captain. 
Date of discharge  1946-08-19  Appointment to AIF terminated. 
Date of death1961-02-27 Sydney, NSW