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Oscar SIMON

Regimental number105
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
Place of birthFitzroy , Victoria
SchoolAuckland State School, New Zealand and Fitzroy State School, Melbourne.
ReligionJewish
OccupationLabourer
AddressGPO, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Esther Simon, Scotia Place Upper Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed int he Reserve Cadets.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Held an unblemished record"
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialChatby Jewish Cemetery (Grave No. 2), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mark and Esther SIMON, 106 Miller Stret, North Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNil.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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