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Edward Sampson


3rd Field Artillery Brigade

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Tilia Cordata
  • Planted By: D. Walton
  • Plaque: 1083

Additional Info

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Edward Augustus Sampson was born in St Arnaud, Victoria, was single and a Clerk when he enlisted in the 31st Battalion, C Company on 12 July 1915 at the age of 19. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915. He attended several schools 'in the field', including signalling school throughout the first two years of service. On 30 August 1918 he suffered exposure to a gas attack which left him hospitalised. He was invalided Military Hospital where he remained until his return to Australia on 14 January 1919.
Tree No. 1083

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour