John M. Sampson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1917
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 34975
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Greece
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 03.09.1918
  • Burial Country: Greece
  • Cemetery: Karasouli Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: D.938

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Happyhillock, Midmill, Dundee
  • Occupation: Cargill & Co Ltd, Dundee Bleachworks
  • Mother:

    Jessie Sampson, Happyhillock, Midmill, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Sampson, Happyhillock, Midmill, Dundee

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More about John M. Sampson

John M. Sampson   34975   Royal Scots

Private John Sampson, Royal Scots, son of Mr Sampson, Happyhillock, Midmill, was killed on 3rd August while on active service in the Balkans.  Deceased enlisted in 1917 in the R.A.M.C., and after being a year in Malta was transferred to the Royal Scots.  He then went to Salonika, where he had been for two years.  Private Sampson was 22 years of age, and was employed with Cargill & Co., Limited, Dundee Bleach Works, before he enlisted.  His younger brother, James, is with the Gordons in France.

Dundee Courier 29th September 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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