Hamilton Avenue, Earlwood

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Hamilton Avenue was probably named after General Sir Ian Hamilton G.C.B. D.S.O. who was born in 1853. He was one of the successful generals of the Boer War, having had previous experience of active service in the Soudan and Burma. During World War I he took command of the attack on the Dardanelles in the early part of 1915. He retired from the army in 1920.

References

Roberts, T. M. (n.d.) History in Street Names