Robert Saunderson Hamilton

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First name: Robert

Middle name: Saunderson

Last name: Hamilton

Personal information:

Robert Saunderson Hamilton, clerk of Mascot, Sydney served in the Australian Army Medical Corps on the hospital ship Karoola 10 Aug. 1916-25 April 1917 when he transferred to the Artillery, 10th Brigade, 39th Battery as a gunner.

Ward diary, 6 October 1914 - 28 July 1915
Diary of Eric Harford Ward

More than just this dairy (which is incredibly moving), it's the stories you piece together by reading other material in our collection. While on duty, Eric Ward wrote several letters to his home town paper The Bathurst TimesYou can even get a small glimpse of his life after the war with mention of a wedding. These documents are like pieces of a puzzle that together show a picture of a man who went to war and, thankfully, returned home.

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