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William SIMPSON

Regimental number384
Date of birth28 May 1892
Place of birthWick, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLetter carrier
Address91 Townsend Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinUncle, Donald Bain, Katanning, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Date of death13 December 1972
Age at death80
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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