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Hamilton, (Honorable) Alexander Beamish

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Surname(s)Hamilton
First name(s)(Honorable) Alexander Beamish
Date of birthDecember 1860
Family detailsSon of the late Lt. Col. Samuel Beamish Hamilton and Marianne his wife
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dept / courseFaculty of Engineering
Military unitKings Own Scottish Borderers General Staff, Commissioned Second Lieutenant K.O.S.B. January 1881
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsChin-Lushai expedition 1889-1890; Sudanese campaign 1896-1898;
Decorations / medalsC.B. Most Honourable Order of the Bath etc.
Date of death30 December 1918
Age at death58
Rank at deathBrigadier General
Place of deathNursing Home, Weymouth
Cause of deathDied from illness contracted on active service
Burial placeAffpuddle (St Laurence) Churchyard
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel;
NotesSeveral medals were auctioned by Spinks in July 2009
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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