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John William SIMPER

Regimental number16075
Place of birthPort Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressWingham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Esther Simper, Police Station, Wingham, Manning River, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Pack Wireless
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death4 May 1948

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