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Frederick SAMPSON

Regimental number169
Place of birthClunes, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFireman
AddressHarper Street, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 7"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. M. Sampson, Harper Street, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Previous military service1st Reg Vic Rifles 10 yrs (Resigned) Signalling Corps
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Company Engineers Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen SAMPSON
Discharge date23 May 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham Castle', 10 March 1918; disembarked Perth Fremantle, 4 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 23 May 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death22 January 1936
Age at death65
Place of burialMidland Junction Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SAMPSON Frederick

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