Theodore Thorne Hamilton Collection
William Dwight Hamilton (1895-1954)
Birth: 15 August 1895 Bobcaygeon, Ontario
Death: 21 March 1954 Bobcaygeon, Ontario
Burial: Verulam Cemetery, Bobcaygeon, Ontario
William Dwight Hamilton, 1916 Details
Dwight was the sixth child and fifth son of William Henry Hamilton and Margaret Emma Trennum.
The only one of his siblings to serve in the armed forces, Dwight enlisted in the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force on January 26, 1916 at Bobcaygeon, serving as a Private in the 21st Battalion. His CEF Attestation Paper gives his height as five feet, four inches and his occupation as Engineer.
Dwight never married. He’s buried at Verulam Cemetery, Bobcaygeon where there are two grave markers – one with the Hamilton family, and a second one with his mother’s family, the Trennums.
William Hamilton with son and unknown Details
Custom Postcard - William Dwight Hamilton Details
William Dwight Hamilton, 1938 Details