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Samuel Edward HOUSTON

Regimental number1236
Place of birthLaunceston Tas
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address58 Bathurst Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinDaughter, Pearl Houston, 58 Bathurst Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1237 Driver William John HOUSTON, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.
Date of death18 March 1969

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