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Charles Sydney SIMPSON

Regimental number1460
Place of birthScarborough, England
SchoolGladstone Road, Scarborough, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressWee Wee Rup, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C E Simpson, Castle Brew Cottage, East Ayton, West Ayton PO, Yorkshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted with his brother at Cohuna, Victoria.
FateKilled in Action 29 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 19), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: C. and S. SIMPSON, 45 Templars Avenue, Golders Green, London, England. Native of Scarborough, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: A.E.Simpson.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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