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Frank William Harold SAMS

Regimental number1231
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
OccupationIronworker's Assistant
AddressHermitage Road, Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinMiss G Sams, Hermitage Road, Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Place of enlistmentRosebery Park, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Horace and Maud SAMS
Discharge date20 April 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic'; disembarked 21 December 1915; discharged (medically unfit), 20 April 1916.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death6 October 1933
Age at death44
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SAMS Frank William Harold

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