In Memory of

Robert Peyton Hamilton

Lieutenant

20th Bn., London

who died on

Saturday, 25th September 1915.

 

Additional Information: Son of Robert David Hamilton, Brisbane and the late Emilie Hamilton.

Native of Middlesex, England.

Commemorative Information

Cemetery: NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number: I. K. 2.

Location: Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town, on the south-east side of the road to Labourse.

Historical Information: The Communal Cemetery was used by the British Forces (in succession to the French) from June, 1915, to August, 1917. The earlier burials were carried out by units and Field Ambulances, but in April, 1917, the 7th Casualty Clearing Station began to use the cemetery. There are now nearly 1,000, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. The British Plots cover an area of 2,188 square metres.

 

 

Inscription at base of grave:

LOOKING TO THE GREAT REUNION