James William SAMUELS

James William Samuels Photo:
Sharyn Samuels
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
23-June-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
22
Status
Single
Service No
Q9540
Rank
Private
Unit
46th Battalion, 6th Reinforcements
Embarked
Did not travel overseas
Place
N/A
Active Service
N/A
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of disease
Date
31-August-1916
Place
Toowoomba General Hospital
Cemetery or Memorial
Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

Cousin of 2710 Private John Samuels (not on Roll of Honour).

 

James Samuels entered Enoggera Camp in July 1916. He was granted home leave in Toowoomba in August during which time he contracted measles. He was admitted to Toowoomba General Hospital where he died from pneumonia and heart failure.