Cpl. David Orville HAMILTON

Cpl. David Orville HAMILTON

Male 1895 - 1918  (23 years)

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  • Name David Orville HAMILTON 
    Prefix Cpl. 
    Born 9 Sep 1895  Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Attestation Papers 23 Jul 1915  Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gravestone Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Cobden Union Cemetery
    Cobden, Ontario 
    Died 29 Sep 1918  Sailly, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    WWI service 30 Sep 1918  Sailly-lez-Cambrai, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    #410297; Cpl 38th Bn 
    Buried Ficheux, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Bucquoy Road Cemetery
    Ficheux, Pas de Calais
    France 
    Person ID I41961899  Whitewater Region Early Families
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2021 

    Father Samuel HAMILTON,   b. 8 Dec 1863, Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1942, Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Margaret Jane LEBARRON,   b. 14 May 1874, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1960, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1894  Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F3667418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Hamilton, Cpl. David Orville
    Hamilton, Cpl. David Orville
    https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/178624?David%20Orville%20Hamilton
    Hamilton, Cpt. David with his parents Sam & Margaret Hamilton
    Hamilton, Cpt. David with his parents Sam & Margaret Hamilton
    Photograph from the collection of Betty Hamilton

    Documents
    CHx-Two documents found in corner stone of destroyed Memorial Hall
    CHx-Two documents found in corner stone of destroyed Memorial Hall
    Newspaper Clipping from the 1958 Scrapbook of Irene McLaren,
    provided to Fay Bennett by Jack McLaren
    CHx-Memorial Hall Corner Stone Laid
    CHx-Memorial Hall Corner Stone Laid
    newspaper article-The Cobden Sun, Aug 29, 1919 p. 1
    Hamilton, Cpl. David Orville memorium
    Hamilton, Cpl. David Orville memorium
    The Cobden Sun, Oct 10 1919
    Hamilton, Cpl. David Orville - Commonwealth War Graves
    Hamilton, Cpl. David Orville - Commonwealth War Graves
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/178624/DAVID%20ORVILLE%20HAMILTON/

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Hamilton, Samuel & Margaret nee LeBarron
Sons: David Orval & Lawrence
    Gravestone-Hamilton, Samuel & Margaret nee LeBarron Sons: David Orval & Lawrence
    Block 4 - Presbyterian
    Cobden Union Cemetery
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Sept 2016

    Histories
    Hamilton, Cpl. David Orville - WWI casualty
    Hamilton, Cpl. David Orville - WWI casualty
    Articles and information compiled by Fay Bennett from sources noted

  • Notes 
    • Cobden of the Past FB Page
      ...WWI Casualties from Cobden
      Cpl. David Orval Hamilton of Cobden was a farmer at the time of enlistment, age 20 and died of gun shot wounds on 30 September 1918, age 22. He was the son of Samuel Hamilton and Margaret Jane LeBarron of Cobden, Ontario and served in the 38th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry.

    Attestation Papers:
    • farmer enlisted at Barriefield Camp
      age 19 years 6 months
      5' 4" greyish blue eyes and fair hair

    WWI service:
    • wounded Mar 17, 1918 GSW L leg

      medals plaque & scroll to father
      memorial cross to mother
      eligible for V.M. & B.W.

  • Sources 
    1. [S497981] Mil-Military Attestation Papers, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com. Canada, WWI CEF Attestation Papers, 1914-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2006. Images are used with the permission of Library and Archives Canada.).

    2. [S498401] Mil-Canadian Virtual War Memorial, Veterans Affairs Canada, ((www.veterans.gc.ca/eng)), ). (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S498064] Mil-Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, ((www.cwgc.org)), ). (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S498397] Mil-War Graves Registers, Canada (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948, Canada., (Ancestry.com Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.).

    5. [S498400] Mil-WWI Personnel Records of the First World War, Canada., ( Library and Archives Canada . https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/search.aspx.).

    6. [S871] Newspaper - Births, Deaths and Marriages Abstracts From the Renfrew Mercury 1871 - 1924, Church, Les & Aldine.

    7. [S416] Church Record - Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotland Assembling at Ross and Westmeath, County of Renfrew, 1863 - 1902, Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotlan (Ross and Westmeath Townships, Ontario, Canada) (Reliability: 3).
      at Msnse, Beachburg by R MacNabb
      Wit:  Jeremiah LeBarron, Beachburg; Jane Forest, Bromley

    8. [S114882] Newspaper - Births, Deaths and Marriages Abstracts From the Renfrew Mercury 1871 - 1924, Church, Les & Aldine.

    9. [S115766] Church Record - Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotland Assembling at Ross and Westmeath, County of Renfrew, 1863 - 1902, Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotlan (Ross and Westmeath Townships, Ontario, Canada) (Reliability: 3).
      at Msnse, Beachburg by R MacNabb
      Wit: Jeremiah LeBarron, Beachburg; Jane Forest, Bromley

    10. [S115571] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), 010614 Westmeath Twp., Renfrw, Ontario, Canada (Reliability: 3).