John Henry Hitchens SAMPSON


SAMPSON, John Henry Hitchens

Service Number: 3265
Enlisted: 9 August 1915
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kapunda, South Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Kapunda, Light, South Australia
Schooling: State School and School of Mines, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 5 May 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Grevillers British Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

9 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3265
12 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3265, 27th Infantry Battalion
12 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3265, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Adelaide
5 May 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 3265, 27th Infantry Battalion

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Next of Kin - Mother, Elizabeth Jane SAMPSON


Brother: Lt Stanley SAMPSON, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.