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Edward Augustus SAMPSON

Regimental number752
Place of birthSt Arnaud Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressExeter Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John Sampson, Exeter Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919

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