Alexander Walker Hamilton, my Dad, Birth 23 Aug 1922, Breich, West Lothian, Death 24 Dec 1980 in Edinburgh Morningside, City Hospital, Scotland.
Alexander Walker Hamilton (Alex), my Dad, died when I was 15.
My Dad, back row right, next to Uncle Phil, as always!
My Dad, pictured late seventies, with family dog, Judy, in the back room in Polwarth Crescent.
Air Force boys – My Dad, Alex Hamilton (left) with best pal and future best man, Phil McCluskey.
Here he is on a classic early seventies night out with my Mum.
And here is with with Auntie Famie and Uncle George. He lodged with them when he came out of the Royal Air Force at the end of World War II, and we ended up living three doors away when I was a wean, in Temple Park Crescent.
Here’s me and my Dad, looking absolutely delighted to be on holiday, in all our dayglo glory. Probably about 1969.
Here’s my Dad, Alexander Walker Hamilton, in his RAF uniform, getting his picture taken at the Valette Studio, 32 Bank Street, Blackpool, on 2 May 1942.
Here he is with a young Mr H, outside our luxury holiday accomodation at Kinghorn, around about 1971.
And here’s my Dad as a young man, at the races, and looking very dapper, if I say so myself. Obviously my dashing good looks, and way with a hat came from his side of the family!