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Percy SIMMONDS

Regimental number2068
Place of birthKaroola, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchardist
AddressKaroola, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Letitia Simmonds, Karoola, Tasmania
Previous military service6 months 12th A.I.R. "E" Coy left district
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 April 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Thomas and Letitia SIMMONDS
Discharge date23 August 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 11 April 1916; disembarked 14 May 1916; discharged Hobart, 23 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 March 1933
Age at death43
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIMMONDS Percy

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