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Edward Charles SIMONS

Regimental number5486
Place of birthSt. Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolWhela State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKoondrook, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W.G. Simons, Koondrook, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDeceased 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.4
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBorre Churchyard (Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Louisa SIMONS, Koondrook, Victoria
Family/military connectionsAt least one Uncle.

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