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Hamilton, John “Scotty”, Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Class of ’18 (B.S.A.). Military Service: Lieutenant, Reg. No. 912202, 196th Univ. Bn., Attestation Papers. Diary References: “Jack Hamilton, [J. H.] Ellis, Hird Storey, Fred Forsythe and myself sat up and talked until 1 o’clock,” 1:18 Feb ’15; “Letter from Jack Hamilton,” 2:20 December 1915; “Jock Hamilton came out with their draft to 1st C.M.R.’s but was gassed by a shell and is now down the line,” 5:12 Jun ’17; “He tells me [J. M.] Brown of the 11th Field Amb. says Jock Hamilton is expected to die.,” 5:11 July ’17. Picture of him in Roll of Honour Plate X.
Additional Biographical Information:
Undergraduate, J. Hamilton, 912202, 196th Univ. Batt.
University of Manitoba, Archives and Special Collections, Managra, v. XI, No. 1 (Nov 1917), 8.
Hamilton, John, Agric ’18; Pte. 196th Bn.; Lieut.; Transferred to 1st CMRs; Transferred to Can. Forestry Corps; Service in France; Wounded and gassed June 1917; Discharged Humboldt, Sask., 16-9-19.
University of Manitoba, Roll of Honour 1914-1918 (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba, 1923), 68. (Plate X)