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William SAMPSON

Regimental number714
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr Sampson, Oxford Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Northam, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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