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Frank William Harold SAMS

Regimental number3377
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
AddressRyde, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 8"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Elizabeth Sams, Hermitage Road, Ryde, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRosebery Park, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Horace and Maud SAMS
Discharge date15 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Shropshire', 1 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 15 December 1919.

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 (Church of England Section, Grave No. 379), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SAMS Frank William Harold

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