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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Cecil Fife Pryce Hamilton -

Name : Cecil Fife Pryce Hamilton.

Son of Pryce Bowman Hamilton and Julia Annie R Hamilton (née Cookson), of Ryde, Isle of Wight, and Nice (France).

Born : 9 Oct 1879, Kensington, London.

Married : 1906, Iris Harriet Dashwood, at St George's, Hanover Square, London.
  Census Information :

1881 : Pryce and Julia Hamilton, with Cecil aged 1, are at 16 Lewes Crescent, Brighton, Sussex. Pryce Hamilton is a Late Lieut, 13th Hussars.

1891 : not located

1901 : in South Africa

1911 : Cecil and Iris Hamilton are at 17 Ovington Square, London SW. Cecil Hamilton is an Army Lieutenant, Scots Guards.

  Service details :

Lieut. Cecil Fife Pryce Hamilton, 1st Bn., Scots Guards.

Mentioned in Despatches. See entry from de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour for details
  Casualty Details :

Died : 27 October 1914, aged 35.

Buried at : Ypres Town Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ryde Borough War Memorial
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle

Recorded as C F PRYCE-HAMILTON on Island Memorials.
  Documents :


Saturday 14 November 1914

Capt. Cecil Fife Pryce Hamilton, 1st Battalion Scots Guards, is announced to have died from wounds at Ypres on October 26th received in action the same day. He joined the Scots Guards in 1901, and as lieutenant in 1903 he became adjutant. In January 1912, he had his company, having before this seen Staff service. For his South African War Service 1899-1901, he received the Queen's medal with three clasps. He was the husband of Mrs. Iris Hamilton and the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Pryce Hamilton, of Seaford, Ryde, and Villa Valetta, Nice. He was aged 35.

de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour
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Page last updated : 4 December 2014 (added newspaper report)


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