Samuel Vivian VEALL

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VEALL, Samuel Vivian

Service Number: 404
Enlisted: 7 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Gawler, South Australia, 26 March 1897
Home Town: Norton Summit, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Died of Illness (Meningitis), Lucklow Isolation Hospital, Tidworth, England, 4 September 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Tidworth Military Cemetery, England
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Gawler Baptist Church WW1 Honour Roll, Gawler Council Gawler Men Who Answered the Call WW1 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

7 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 404, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Pozières
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 404, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide

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Biography

Buried at Tidworth Military Cemetery - Plot C, Grave No. 184

Samuel Veall's brother 4173 Pte. John Gretland Veall (/explore/people/363661) had been killed in action 6 weeks earlier in France

"LATE PTE. S. V. VEALL.

The news of the death of Pte. S. V. Veall was received at Norton's Summit with great regret, and much sympaithy was felt far the parents, who reside in the district. Another son, Pte. J. G. Veall, was killed in action in France about two months ago. Pte. S. Veall was 19 years old, and was highly respected. He died of cerebro-spinal meningitis in a hospital on September 4." - from the Adelaide Register 27 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)

 

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