Samuel Thomas (Sam) PODGER

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PODGER, Samuel Thomas

Service Number: 3910
Enlisted: 20 November 1915, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 23 April 1891
Home Town: Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Shunter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 13 February 1917, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, East Fremantle Municipality Roll of Honour, Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

20 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3910, 28th Infantry Battalion, Perth, Western Australia
12 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3910, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3910, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Fremantle
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 51st Infantry Battalion
9 Sep 1916: Wounded Private, SN 3910, 51st Infantry Battalion, Pozières, Shell wound (found buried by Canadian troops)
13 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3910, 51st Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages

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Biography

Samuel Thomas PODGER was born in Ballarat, Victoria in 1891

His parents were Charles PODGER & Annie LEGG