We remember William John Holman Sampson

We remember William John Holman Sampson

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Gwithian, Cornwall United Kingdom Source:7656702 17th July 1895
1914
enlistment Hayle, Cornwall United Kingdom Source:7656702 25th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 10699 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 3 Source:7656702 25th August 1914 - 6th November 1915
1914
dates Age 19 Source:7656702 26th August 1914
1915
theatres Balkans :2 Source:7656702 5th November 1915 - 21st December 1916
1915
service British Army Private 24123 Royal Dublin Fusiliers 7 Source:7656702 6th November 1915 - 21st September 1916
1916
employment Cordite Worker Swithian Dynamite Works Gwithian, Cornwall United Kingdom Source:7656702 26th August 1916
1916
hospitalisation Base Hospital Salonica Dysentery Hospital/Institution Source:7656702 19th November 1916 - 28th November 1916
1917
service British Army Private 24123 Royal Dublin Fusiliers 2 Source:7656702 8th June 1917 - 12th August 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7656702 8th June 1917 - 11th August 1917
1917
hospitalisation Gunshot wound left thigh Severe. No2 Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, France Hospital/Institution Source:7656702 7th August 1917 - 21st November 1917
1918
hospitalisation Gassed Hospital/Institution Source:7656702 1918
1918
service British Army Private 24123 Royal Dublin Fusiliers 2 Source:7656702 3rd April 1918 - 29th July 1920
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7656702 3rd April 1918 - 8th March 1919
1919
dates Age 23 Source:7656702 21st February 1919
1920
discharge Source:7656702 29th July 1920
1922
marriage Violet Louisa Roberts Source:7656702 1922
1924
children Nancy Pamela Louisa Sampson Source:7656702 14th August 1924
1926
children Royston John Holman Sampson Source:7656702 23rd July 1926
1930
employment Stoker Hayle Cornwall Gas Company Hayle, Cornwall United Kingdom Source:7656702 1930
service British Army Private 24123 Royal Dublin Fusiliers Source:3889894
1965
death Bodmin, St Laurences Hospital United Kingdom Source:7622516 29th August 1965

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William John Holman
Initials WJH
Last Name Sampson
Source 7656702
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 24123 Royal Dublin Fusiliers Private
British Army 10699 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 3 Private
British Army 24123 Royal Dublin Fusiliers 7 Private
British Army 24123 Royal Dublin Fusiliers 2 Private
British Army 24123 Royal Dublin Fusiliers 2 Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Royston John Holman Sampson son 23rd July 1926
Nancy Pamela Louisa Sampson daughter 14th August 1924
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Pamela Sampson mother
Josiah Sampson father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Violet Louisa Roberts wife 1922
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Brown Brown
DateHeightSource
1919-03-08 5'7"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 about William John H Sampson Keith30819
England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007 about William J H Sampson Keith30819
Ancestry WW1 Service Record Royal Dublin Fusiliers 212123 Keith30819
Ancestry WW1 Service Records D.C.L.I - RS82172 Keith30819
Ancestry WW1 Service Record Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry - 24123 Keith30819
FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 Keith30819

Multimedia

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William J.H. Sampson 24123 RDF & Wife Violet Keith30819
4th Bn. RDF Signalers Keith30819
William Sampson standing and unknown. Both in DCLI Keith30819
William in RDF Uniform Keith30819

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