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Full Name: William Todd Lawson Richardson Hamilton
Rank Last Held: Signalman
Forename(s): William Todd Lawson Richardson
Surname: Hamilton
War: Korean War, 1950-1953
Date of Birth: 11 October 1925
Place of Birth: Stirlingshire, England
Occupation before Enlistment: Linesman
Enlistment Address: Dargaville, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: Kayforce
Last Unit Served: RoyalNew Zealand Corps of Signals
Place of Death: New Zealand
Date of Death: 22 October 1950
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1950
Cause of Death: Accidental death
Biographical Notes:
  • Served with Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZA) 1945-47
  • Served with Kayforce 1950
Further References:
  • Ian McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 372, 404.
  • New Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online. URL:
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