|Place of birth||Barramunga, Forrest, Victoria|
|School||Colac State School and Church of England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||c/o Mrs J Backer, Colac West, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs J Baker (jun), Colac West, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Colac, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/13/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Light Horse Regiment|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Died 14 General Hospital, Cairo.|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||El Burg, near Jerusalem|
|Age at death||27.6|
|Age at death from cemetery records||27|
|Place of burial||Cairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row O, Grave No. 91), Egypt|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry Sanson and Mary Hannah FLOYD|
War service: Gallipoli, Egypt, Palestine
Embarked Alexandria for Gallipoli, 16 May 1915; admitted to New Zealand Field Ambulance, 20 June 1915 (hernia); to Mudros Bay, 21 June 1915; returned to Gallipoli, 24 June 1915; admitted to Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 14 July 1915 (hernia); embarked for hospital, 14 July 1915; disembarked Malta, 18 July 1915; admitted to Tigne Military Hospital, 18 July 1915; embarked for England, 18 August 1915; admitted to Lewisham Military Hospital, London, 26 August 1915; transferred to No 15 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 1 September 1915; to Epsom, 20 September 1915.
Returning to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 29 December 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 15 January 1916; returned to duty, Heliopolis, 15 January 1916.
Marched out to Serapeum, 26 February 1916.
To hospital, Serapeum, 6 March 1916 (sick); returned to duty, 26 March 1916.
Passed gunner course at School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 19 March 1917.
To be Lance Corporal, 5 November 1917.
Wounded, 1 December 1917; admitted to Australian Receiving Station, 1 December 1917 (gun shot wound, face); transferred to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 1 December 1917; to 35th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 December 1917; to 43rd Stationary Hospital, 3 December 1917; to 24th Stationary Hospital, 4 December 1917; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 5 December 1917; placed on dangerously ill list, 20 December 1917.
Died of wounds, 29 December 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FLOYD Harry|