275th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
02/08/1916 (Killed in Action)
William Hamilton was a son of James and Mary Jane Hamilton. He was born on 3rd November 1897 in the Fivemiletown area. His father James was a farmer. Gunner William Hamilton was serving with the 275th Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery when he was killed in action on 2nd August 1916. He was 18 years old.
Flatiron Copse Cemetery is on the right hand side of D929, Amiens-Albert-Bapaume, 10 kilometres east of Albert. From Albert take the right turn at Y junction (102nd Infantry Brigade Memorial). It is located in the D20 just south-west of Bazentin-le-Petit. From the D929 turn south (signposted Bazentin) and on reaching the D20 T-junction turn right: the cemetery is green-signposted immediately.