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John Morton SIMONSEN

Regimental number7549
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
SchoolBundaberg State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressWest Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, J F Simonsen, Crofton Street, West Bundaberg, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date6 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death32
Place of burialCorbie Cemetery Extension (Plot 2, Row E, Grave No. 63), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Caroline SIMONSEN, Crofton Stret, Bundaberg, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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