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Regimental number4897
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolState School, Auburn, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCar painter
Address48 Alexander Parade, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr T Symmonds, 10 Rathminegrove, Auburn, Victoria
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32.7
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialLe Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (Plot 4, Row E, Grave No. 4), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Annie SYMMONDS; husband of Mrs. Hazel Maud SYMMONDS, 45 Henry Street, Northcote, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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