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Regimental number733
Place of birthKapunda South Australia
Address291 Unley Road, Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Henry Sampson, 291 Unley Road, Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date25 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 6 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3265 Corporal John Henry Hitchens SAMPSON, 27th Bn, died of wounds, 5 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Date of death22 February 1958

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