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William Eric SAMPSON

Regimental number3445
Place of birthTabulam, New South Wales
SchoolLismore Superior Public School, New South Wales
AddressMurwillumbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Sampson, Byron Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 2 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of disease 16 December 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)There is no entry on the Nominal Roll. These details are drawn from the Office War Graves records in order to complete the entry.
Place of death or woundingAustralia
Age at death24
Place of burialBangalow Cemetery (Church of England Section), New South Wales
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Did not leave Australia with the Reinforcement. Died of the effects of meningitis and diptheria.

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