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John William HAMPTON

Date of birth7 June 1875
Place of birthYelgelbar N/A
ReligionChurch of England
Address101 Smith Street, Summer Hill near Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinFather, Thomas Hampton, Katoomba, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment


Unit: 4th (Anzac) Camel Battalion ICC
Promotion date: 1 January 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Refers November-December 1917.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"


Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
Date: 30 August 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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