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Lambert George SAMPSON

Regimental number51855
Date of birth2 October 1896
Place of birthYankalilla, South Australia
AddressYankalilla, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.7
Height5' 9.75"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, W H Sampson, Yankalilla, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameSouth Australian Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 1 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Motor Transport Company
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date17 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devon', 8 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment0, Adelaide, 17 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 May 1955
Age at death58
Place of burialYankalilla Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SAMPSON Lambert George

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