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Moreton Mitchell HAMPSON

Regimental number1727
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolKelvin Grove Boys State School, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressWindsor Road, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr W H Hampson, Windsor Road, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service3rd Battery Australian Field Artillery; Served in the Cadets.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade Ammunition Column
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularA grandson of the late Angus Sinclair Brown, Sgt. Major C Prunder, Crimean War. Died March,1918.
FateDied of wounds 21 August 1916
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emily HAMPSON, Windsor Road, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin: 643 Pte Frederick Herman ATTEWELL, 26th Bn, killed in action, 14 November 1916.

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