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William John HAMPSHIRE

Regimental number293
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway clerk
AddressToodyay Hospital, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMrs M J Hampshire, Toodyay Hospital, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Medaille Militaire

Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).
Recommendation date: 16 November 1915

FateReturned to Australia 19 January 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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