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Stephen Ernest SAMPSON

Regimental number6856
Date of birth5 May 1898
Place of birthNarrandera, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrunker Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 10"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Sampson, Brunker Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date31 October 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMericourt, France
Age at death19.11
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsUncle: 175 Pte James Walton LEWIS, 23rd Bn, died of disease, 10 April 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAge stated to be 21.4 on Attestation Form.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SAMPSON Stephen Ernest

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