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George Gordon SIMPSON

Regimental number32406
Place of birthWarracknabeal, Victoria
SchoolGranville College, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBookseller
Address106 Drummond Street, North Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, L L Simpson, 106 Drummond Street, North Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 24
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFampeaux, Roisel, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row Q, Grave No. 12), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lewis and Mary SIMPSON, 106 Drummond Street, North Ballarat, Victoria. Native of Warracknabeal, Victoria

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