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Arthur Ronald SAMSON

Regimental number4203
Place of birthNapier, New Zealand
SchoolNapier South State School, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Samson, Hastings Street, Napier, New Zealand
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Sarah SAMSON, 152 Hasting Street, Napier, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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