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Samuel Simons

Regimental number2678
Place of birthManchester, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOxy acetylene welder
Address75 Albion Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Simons, 75 Albion Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Armidale.

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