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Sampson, William Eric (1891–1915)

William Eric Sampson, 1915 photographer unknown

William Eric Sampson, 1915 photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

WILLIAM ERIC SAMPSON was born at Tabulam, Richmond River, New South Wales, on 30th September, 1891, the son of Mr. James and Mrs. Mary Annie Sampson. He was educated at Lismore District School. In March, 1910, he joined the Bank’s service at Lismore, being removed to Mullumbimby in September of the same year; to Gloucester in January, 1913; to Kyogle, as ledger-keeper, in June, 1914, and to Murwillumbah in May, 1915.

William Sampson enlisted in the A.I.F. on 13th August, 1915, being appointed to the 9th Reinforcements of the 15th Battalion. He did not see active service, as he died of meningitis on 16th December, 1915.

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'Sampson, William Eric (1891–1915)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/sampson-william-eric-21682/text31856, accessed 28 October 2020.

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William Eric Sampson, 1915 photographer unknown

William Eric Sampson, 1915 photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour