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Newtown Sydney Knox HAMPSON

Regimental number6202
Place of birthNanton Downs State, Springsure, Queensland
Place of birthEidswold, Queensland
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressEidsvold, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary F Hampson, Eidsvold, Queensland
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Newtown Sidney
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death35.10
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave No. 2), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary HAMPSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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