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Samuel John WAKEM

Regimental number4769
Place of birthWagga Wagga New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressForest Hill, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Wakem, Forest Hill, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Date of death20 December 1969
Age at death79
Place of burialWagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales

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