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Albert Victor SIMCOCK

Regimental number1818
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Simcock, Harvey Street, Walkerville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTilloy British Cemetery (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. I), Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Annie SIMCOCK, Walderville, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2696 Sergeant Edgar Benjamin SIMCOCK MM, 1st Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919; 2015 Driver Sydney Charles SIMCOCK, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIMCOCK Albert Victor

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