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Joseph Sampson

Private

58th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: C. Sampson
  • Plaque: 1744

Additional Info

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Biography

Joseph Sampson was a bootmaker. He was born in Ballarat East and enlisted there on 22nd July 1915. He was 21 years old and single. He was sent to the 8th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 4585. Later he was transferred to the 58th Infantry Battalion. After the Armistice, while waiting for transport back to Australia, he was taken ill and died in hospital in UK of pneumonia on 6th February 1919.
Tree No. 1744

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour