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John Francis SIMPSON

Regimental number474
Place of birthCroydon Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John Simpson, Leeton PO, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Date of death21 July 1953
Place of burialGoovigen Cemetery

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