SAMPSON William Benjamin
Trooper, Auckland Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.

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]

Burried at Ari Burnu Cemetery, ANZAC

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