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Burford SAMPSON

Date of birth30 March 1882
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSoldier
Address33 Ernie Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sampson, 33 Ernie Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name15th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 February 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: 15th Battalion
Promotion date: 22 September 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Fatenig No details enetered on Nominal
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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