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Sydney Charles SIMCOCK

Regimental number2015
Place of birthWalkerville, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWalkerville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.8
Height5' 6"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Simcock, Harvey Street, Walkerville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Discharge date31 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1818 Pte Albert Victor SIMCOCK, 15th Bn, died of wounds, 11 April 1919; 2696 Sergeant Edgar Benjamin SIMCOCK MM, 1st Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: claw foot), Adelaide, 31 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIMCOCK Sydney Charles

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