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Herbert Cecil SAMS

Regimental number2975
Place of birthLawson New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressForbes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Sams, Farrand Street, Forbes, New South Wales
Previous military service42nd Infantry
Enlistment date13 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2727 Pte Richard Hector SAMS, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919.

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