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Samuel SAMUELS

Regimental number589
Place of birthLancashire England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressOrbost, East Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, James Samuels, 9 Thompsons Yard, Black Road, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 35), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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