Norman Harold HAMPSON

Norman Harold Hampson Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Fitter & Turner
Enlisted
06-September-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
19
Status
Single
Service No
4435
Rank
Private
Unit
9th Battalion, 14th Reinforcements
Embarked
31-January-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
Corporal
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
2 November 1917
Place
Passchendaele, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

 

Norman Hampson arrived in France from Egypt in May 1916. Five weeks later he was wounded in action and hospitalised in England. He re-joined his unit in France in January 1917. In Belgium in October he was promoted to Corporal. Thirteen days later was killed in action at Passchendaele. He was 21.

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