Sydney Victor HAMPTON

Regimental number2488
Place of birthThornley Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
SchoolMarrickville West and Petersham Schools, New South Wales
AddressThornby Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Hannah Hampton, Thornby Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets in 1903, 1904 and 1905, Marrickville West, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Anna HAMPTON, Manx Villa, Thornley Street, Marrickville, Sydney