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Robert Joseph SIMPSON

Regimental number541
Place of birthWalgett New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressBlackwood Avenue, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Simpson, 'Woodbine', Blackwood Avenue, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 9, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917

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