Born: 1907, Emswort, Westbourne, Hampshire.

Died: 27th May 1942; Age: 35; KiA.

Residence: 433, Landseer Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Lieutenant: Service Number: 243916.

Regiment: Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps 44th.


Killed in the same tank with Albert on the 27th May 1942:

Albert Victor Furnivall; Sergeant; age: 23; Royal Armoured Corps 44th.

Hedley Lloyd Sanders; Trooper; age: 26; Royal Armoured Corps 44th.

Ernest Charles Hirons; Trooper; age: 21; Royal Armoured Corps 44th.


Originally buried at an isolated site in Cyrenaica, in a joint grave with Hedley Sanders. The graves of Victor Furnival and Ernest Hirons close by. Bodies later exhumed, identified and re-buried at Knightsbridge War Cemetery on the 2nd June 1944.


Grave Reference:

Joint Grave 10.H.23.

Knightsbridge War Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Herbert John & Emma Charlotte Hamilton; husband of Ada Adelaide Hamilton, of Ipswich.




1911   Hinton Ampner, Alresford, Hampshire.


Hertbert George Hamilton, 35, a Dairy Man, born Wellington, Madras, India.

Emma Charlotte Hamilton (nee Gosling), born Hedge End, Hampshire.

Margaret Emma Hamilton, 2, born Hinton Ampner.

Reginald George Hamilton, 1 month, born Hinton Ampner.


Albert’s mother, Emma Charlotte Hamilton died 1912, Alton, Hampshire.


In 1936, Ipswich, Albert married Ada Adelaide Revett, born May 1912, Colchester, Essex – daughter of Arthur Charles Revett, a boot clicker and Ada Eliza Revett (nee Payne), of Landseer Road, Ipswich.

They had 1 daughter:

Patricia May Hamilton, born 1938, Ipswich.



Albert’s wife, Ada was living with their daughter Patricia at the home of her widowed mother & sisters – 433, Landseer Road, Ipswich.

Ada Eliza Revett (nee Payne), unpaid Domestic Duties, born February 1882, Ipswich.

Doris May Revett, a State Registered Nurse – Hospital Ward Sister, born February 1908, Ipswich.

Evelyn Ena Revett, a Ladies Coat Machinist, born December 1915, Ipswich.

1 other.


Probate to Ada Adelaide Hamilton – widow.

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