13 november 1914
Joined the Gloucestershire Regiment
Served in the South African Campaign and was slightly wounded at Lombards Kop.
Awarded the Queen's medal with 3 clasps
Killed in action
An extract from the 2nd South Lancs War Diary , dated 13 november 1914,
' No change in local situation - Considerable rain all day
Captain Duncan killed - Captain Gore wounded - several other casualties'
Date of Death:
Marital status :
Dunlop Christian Dalrymple Hamilton
10th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment
29 june 1880 , Southsea
16 june 1915
Son of Mrs. Julia R. Dunlop, of 23, Murrayfield Avenue, Edinburgh, and the late Capt. Hamilton Dunlop, R.N
Educated at George Watson's College, Edinburgh and Winchester College
On leaving Winchester he went into business with a firm of ship owners at Leith (possibly Turner, Morrison & Co. although his obituary states John Warrack & Co.)
During this time he served for two years with the Mounted Company of the Queen’s Edinburgh Volunteers (Royal Scots).
After five years in India, he settled in Liverpool, where he entered the Stock Exchange and became Secretary of the Liverpool Rugby Football Club.
Ypres Menin Gate Memorial
16 june 1915
When war came, he enlisted at once in the Liverpool Scottish, obtaining a commission a few months later
Went to the front in January 1915.
He fell in action while leading an attack on the enemy trenches near Bellewaarde Wood, Hooge