SAMPSON William Benjamin
13/443 Trooper, Auckland Mounted Rifles, WW1
Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Born 7 September 1886 Waerenga, New Zealand
Killed in Action 20 July 1915 Dardanelles
Burried at Ari Burnu Cemetery, ANZAC

Missing in Action notice from newspaper of 1915

SAMPSON, Trooper William Benjamin of Ngaruawahia, Auckland Mounted Rifles, who is reported to have been killed in action, was a son of
Mr. G Sampson of Waerenga, Waikato. He was 29 years of age. Prior to enlisting he was a farrier and wheelwright at Ngaruawahia.
The late Trooper Sampson was the leader of the Ngaruawahia squadron of the Legion of Frontiersmen and was extremely popular. [AWN 05.08.1915]
[Courtesy Commonwealth War Graves Commission]
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