George Hamilton Scotland

Biography of George Hamilton

George Hamilton
George Hamilton

Flight Sergeant George Hamilton of the RAFVR was born in Glasgow and attended the High School of Glasgow. In 1933 he matriculated at the University to study for an Arts degree, but left after one year to train as a Chartered Accountant and qualified in 1940.

Hamilton joined the RAF that year, trained in Canada as a navigator, and returned to Britain to serve with Coastal Command. He was a member of the crew of a Sunderland flying boat which was reported missing on a patrol over the Bay of Biscay on 15 December 1942, and he was reported missing, presumed lost in action.

Summary

George Hamilton
Died 15 December 1942.
GU Degree: Arts, 1933-34;
University Link: Student
Father's Details: George Hamilton; Mercantile clerk
War Service: Flight Sergeant, Royal Air Force
Grave / Memorial: Runnymede Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 14th Jan 2008

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland
Place of Birth

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student

WWII Roll of Honour