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William Ernest SIMONS

Regimental number1911
Place of birthKurrac Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWehla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Simons, Wehla, Victoria
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death27 June 1961
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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