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Thomas Arthur Hamilton

Thomas Arthur Hamilton


Shoreditch College

Service number


WW2 rank

Flight Sergeant Navigator

Theatre of war


Date of death

21 February

Location of death

Strait of Gibraltar


Tangier (St. Andrew) Churchyard


Flight Sergeant Navigator graduated from Shoreditch College in 1940. He died on 21 February 1944 at the age of 25. Fl/Sgt Hamilton was the navigator on a flight with five other crew members on anti-submarine patrol. By 8:05 the morning of the 22nd it was apparent that the Wellington XIV had gone missing. Fl/Sgt Hamilton is one of only two from the flight found. The other three are missing presumed dead. He is buried at Tangier (St. Andrew) Churchyard. His headstone reads, Not just to-day, but every day, we remember, mum and dad


The Commonwealth War Graves Commission