Samuel Joseph PUTLAND

Badge Number: 16457, Sub Branch: Mitcham

PUTLAND, Samuel Joseph

Service Number: 1974
Enlisted: 3 April 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glen Burn, South Australia, 20 March 1891
Home Town: Second Valley, Yankalilla, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Mitcham, South Australia, 4 September 1960, aged 69 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mitcham Cemetery, S.A.
Memorials: Second Valley War Memorial, Yankalilla War Memorial Wall
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World War 1 Service

3 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1974, Adelaide, South Australia
13 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1974, 48th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1974, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide
29 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1974

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Prior to enlisting he served for 3 years in the SA Engineers

17 April 1917 - Wounded in action

2 June 1919 - Returned to Australia on board Beltana

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

20 September 1919 - Married Maria Tilley at the residence of Rev. D. McNicol of Malvern South Australia

RSL Information

31 May 1937 - Joined the Mitcham Sub Branch; residential address was 5 High Street, Mitcham South Australia. He was still residing at that address at the time of his death

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