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Gilbert Henry Claude HAMILTON, British Colonel. One s. Educated: Marlborough College. Served Afghan War, 1878-80 (despatches, medal); South Africa, 1899-1902, in command of 14th Hussars, later Brigade-General 4th Cavalry Brigade (despatches twice, Queen’s medal, 7 clasps, King’s medal, 2 clasps, brevet Colonel, C. B.).

Background

HAMILTON, Gilbert Henry Claude was born on January 31, 1853. Son of Lieutenant-General Henry Meade Hamilton, Companion of the Bath.

Education

Studied at Marlborough College.

Career

Served Afghan War, 1878-1880 (despatches, medal). South Africa, 1881; South Africa, 1899-1902, in command of 14th Hussars, later Brigade-General 4th Cavalry Brigade (despatches twice, Queen’s medal, 7 clasps, King’s medal, 2 clasps, brevet Colonel, C. B.).

Membership

Club : Naval and Military.

Connections

Spouse 1885, Florence Brooks,daughter of Henry Tootal Broadhurst.

father:
Lieutenant-General Henry Meade Hamilton

spouse:
Florence Brooks