William Joseph Hamilton
|Alternative Address:||Crenard, Co. Cavan|
Residing at Moor, Ardagh
|Regiment/Unit:||Irish Guards, 1st Battalion|
|Date of Death:||06-11-1914|
|Cause:||Killed in action|
|Memorial:||Aeroplane Cemetery, Sonnebekseweg, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium|
William was born in c. 1888, Ardagh Co. Longford. It is unclear where he was during the 1911 Cencus but he returned home by November 1912 to marry Joanne Kelly of Crossdoney, Co. Cavan.
Before he enlisted for the army he was residing at Crenard, Co. Cavan. Pte. Hamilton enlisted in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. It is likely that William died in action at the First Battle of Ypres.
|Parents Names:||Son of William and Margaret (née Needham) Hamilton, of Ardagh.|