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Regimental number126
Place of birthFortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolToongoolawah State School, Queensland
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Simpson, Cedar Creek, Kedron, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Military Forces.
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.5
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Sarah SIMPSON, Roadvale, Fassifern Line, Queensland. Native of Brisbane

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