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John Charles SIMKIN

Regimental number1108
Place of birthDigby Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDigby, PO, Digby, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie May Simkin, Digby, PO, Digby, Victoria
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Date of death2 March 1933
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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