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George Ernest SAMPSON

Regimental number3023
Place of birthRylstone, New South Wales
SchoolNarrango Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressRylstone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Ernest A Sampson, Rylstone, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialTilloy British Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 17), Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Mary SAMPSON, Armstrong Street, Rylstone, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins Alfred Robbins killed, Edward Robbins MM and Sidney Robbins MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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