Document issued by the Commonwealth of Australia notifiying Aubrey Lionel Bertram Hampton that he has been granted a war pension. It is dated 18 October 1919, and is issued under the War Pensions Act 1914-1916. The pension, of 31 shillings per fortnight, would be reviewed in six months. The Australian Government was keen to minimize the number of returned soldiers receiving pensions, and reviewed pensions periodically to ensure that a pension should still be paid, and that the rate was appropriate for the disability suffered by the soldier.

Aubrey Lionel Bertram Hampton, a 28-year-old fitter and turner, enlisted on 18 August 1914 (service no.18) and was made a sapper in 2 Fld Coy Engrs (2nd Field Company Engineers). He was shipped overseas on the Orvieto in 20 October 1914 (part of the Albany convoy) and served in Gallipoli and the Western Front, becoming a driver in France. He suffered illnesses such as pneumonia and 'debility', and a minor wound, but seems to have escaped major wounds during the war. In 1916 Aubrey's significant act of bravery at Pozieres let to the award of Military and Distinguished Conduct medals. In July 1917 he married Victoria Alexandria Jane Johnstone of Kensington at Southbourne, Dorset, England. Aubrey returned to Australia in October 1918 on 'special leave', and his Victoria later joined him there. He recovered from the effects of the war and went on to work as a fitter at organisations including H.V. McKay and the State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. He and Victoria had three daughters before he passed away at home, aged 50 years.

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A single one sided sheet of buff paper with printing and handwriting in black ink. There are also three places that have been stamped with purple ink.

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