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David SAMSON

Regimental number719
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
AddressWarracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Wm Samson, Wendowside, Southland, New Zealand
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Date of death31 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
SPELT SANSON. Parents: William and Lily SANSON, Wendonside, Southland, New Zealand. Native of Waitahuna, New Zealand

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