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Regimental number31698
Place of birthLeigh On Sea England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway engineer
Address'Greenside', Garden Crescent, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W H Simmonds, 'Greenside', Garden Crescent, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date10 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 April 1919
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 25, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/135/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919

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