Samuel J Wasson

Name     Samuel J Wasson

Number    Private 1614

Battalion      8th Battalion  

Place of Birth   Leongatha

Next of Kin   His father, Harper Wasson of Congupna

Date and place of enlistment   Shepparton 18/11/1914

Physical details on enlistment Age 18 years 2 months,

Religion   Methodist

Occupation   labourer

The end of his service

He suffered a gun shot wound to the right forearm and was taken to England on 2/12/1916. He was discharged from duty on 28/4/1917. He then returned to Australia and was placed in a hospital. Samuel was discharged from the army in 1919 on a pension. He died on 28/4/1924 in Caulfield Hospital Melbourne

Location of grave or memorial   unknown

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

His mother was formerly Mary Gostelow 

Military History

  • 18/11/14 he enlisted in Shepparton
  • 19/2/15 He embarked Melbourne on HMTS Runic
  • He was 4 years in the senior cadets
  • 2/12/16 He was in England after receiving a gun shot wound to the right forearm
  • 28/4/1917 He was discharged from hospital
  • He was returned to Australia and was placed in hospital.
  • He was discharged in 1919
  • He was given a war pension
  • 28/4/24 He died in Caulfield Hospital

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