|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||St Brendan's, Shepparton, Victoria|
|Address||Off Knight Street, Shepparton, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, T. Hampton, Shepparton, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||14th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 14th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 4 March 1916.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, and posted to 45th Battery as Gunner, 16 March 1916.
Transferred to Artillery Training Depot, 2 June 1916.
Tried by Field General Court Martial, 4 June 1916: when on Active Service committing an offence against the country in which he was serving in that he at Cairo on 27.5.16 attempted an indecent assault on a native woman: found 'Not Guilty'.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 August 1916; disembarked England (date not recorded).
Proceeded overseas to France, 6 September 1916; taken on strength, 25th Field Artillery Brigade, in the field, and posted to 60th Battery, 11 September 1916.
Transferred to 14th Field Artillery Brigade, 24 January 1917.
Admitted to 1/1 South Midlands Field Ambulance, 20 June 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin), and transferred to 29th Casualty Clearing Station; to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 26 June 1917; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 21 July 1917; to No 11 Convalescent Depot, Buchy, 25 July 1917; to Base Depot, Havre, 2 September 1917.
Found guilty, Buchy, 1 September 1917, of when on Active Service disobedience of No 11 Convalescent Depot Routine Order : out of bounds without a pass: awarded 7 days' confined to camp.
Found guilty, Havre 16 October 1917, of (1) drunkenness; (2) being out of bounds, 14 October: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Transferred to England, 4 November 1917; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 5 November 1917.
Found guilty, Weymouth, 19 December 1917, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline: forfeited 1 day's pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 11 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit: defective vision), Melbourne, 26 April 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Fawkner Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HAMPTON Albert William|