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Benjamin SAMSON

Regimental number4118
Place of birthCarmarthershire, South Wales
SchoolPembrokeshire School, South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionCongregational
OccupationMiner
AddressRaymond Street, Collie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, David Samson, Trefedw, Wales
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 28 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LXII, Row B, Grave No. 14), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of David SAMSON, Trefedw, Hebron, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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