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Joseph Henry Percival SIMONS

Regimental number26065
Place of birthAlberton, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSalesman
AddressAlberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5'3.75"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinFather, J W Simons, Princes Street, Alberton, South Australia
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets 2 years
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in Keswick Military Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia.
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Joseph Henry
Date of death23 April 1919
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAlberton Cemetery, South Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John SIMONS. Died of TB at Keswick Military Hospital, South AustraliaPlaque in Garden of Remembrance, South Australia
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mamari', 21 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 4 February 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; died before discharge.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Age at death22
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIMONS Joseph Henry Percival

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