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Robert Robertson SIMPSON

Regimental number2501
Place of birthAberdeen Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFitter
AddressFinley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Peter Simpson, Collyhill Bourtie Inverurue, Aberdeen, Scotland
Enlistment date3 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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