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Walther James SIMSON

Regimental number256
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Other NamesMcFarland, Walter James
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressGlen Ellie, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A McFarland, Corambo Road, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 1, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918

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