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Benjamin Joseph SIMES

Regimental number15996
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor trimmer
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Simes, Tulla, Belmont Street, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service17th Signal Troop Army Engineers
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mooltan on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian & New Zealand Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919

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