Roy Gilbert SAMSON

Regimental number2931
Date of birth--/10/1895
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
Address69 Paisley Street,Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Samson, 69 Paisley Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 12 March 1916


Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 1 August 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 12408 Pte Percy George SAMSON, 2nd ACC STN, returned to Australia, 9 July 1919.