Hamilton, Charles John James, Sir, 3rd Baronet, of Trebinshun House (1810 -1892)
Sir Charles John James Hamilton, 3rd Baronet, of Marlborough House, Hampshire, was the only son of Admiral Sir Charles Hamilton, K.C.B., 2nd Baronet, and Henrietta Martha, only daughter of George Drummond, of Stanmore in Middlesex. Educated at the Charterhouse, he was a career soldier, and appointed a Major in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. He succeeded his father in 1849, and was promoted a Colonel in the Army in 1854 in which year he retired. He commanded a battalion of the Scots Fusilier Guards at the Battle of Alma, and had his horse shot under him. He was awarded the Crimean Medal and Clasp, and the Turkish War Medal and was nominated a Companion of the Order of the Bath by special statute. He married, 14 December 1833, Catherine Emily, daughter of William Wynne of Dublin, but they had no children, and when he died in 1892 he was succeeded by his cousin, Sir Edward Archibald Hamilton, 2nd Baronet of Trebinshun House, Breconshire.