Samuel E. A. Dean

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Samuel Dean served with the A.I.F. during World War One.

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History

Samuel Ernest Alfred Dean was born in 1891.

He worked as a butcher for Hancock and Co., in Armstrong Street.[1]

Dean enlisted with the A.I.F. on the 17 August 1914.[2]

On 28 June 1915 he was admitted to the 15th General Hospital in Alexandria with piles.[1] On 9 July 1915, only the day after being discharged, he was admitted to hospital again with gonorrhoea.[1] He also suffered from a chronic bronchial condition and persistent tonsillitis.[1] He was sent to a number of hospitals including the Abassieh Detention Hospital before being embarked for Australia on the HMT Wiltshire.[1] He was discharged as medically unfit on 15 June 1916.[1]

Legacy

Honoured on the Ballarat Avenue of Honour for his World War One service. His tree, No. 7, was planted on June 4, 1917, by Miss E. Barnees.[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 National Archives of Australia, World War I records, B2455, DEAN S E A, SERN 33, http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx accessed 17 January 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lucas and Co., Souvenir of the Avenue of Honour, Ballarat, 1916, pg. 8, http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/1985904

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--Beth Kicinski 12:26, 14 August 2013 (EST)

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