|Place of birth||Robe South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Robe, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs H Samwell, Robe, South East, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 9 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 4 April 1916.
Taken on strength, 10th Bn, in the field, 17 May 1916.
Wounded (accidentally), 8 September 1916 (bomb wound: forehead and fractured cranium: severe; soldier not to blame), and admitted to 13th Canadian Field Ambulance; transferred to 10th Casualty Clearing Station, 9 September 1916; to 32nd Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 17 September 1916; to England, 18 September 1916, and admitted to King George Hospital, Stamford Road, London; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 29 November 1916; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 8 December 1916 (wound: severe).
Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917; discharged, Adelaide (medically unfit), 11 June 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SAMWELL Edward|