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John Malcolm SYMONS

Regimental number26105
Place of birthLeigh Creek South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLeigh Creek, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G T Symons, Leigh Creek, South Australia
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 15, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLongueau British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Thomas and Mary Ann SYMONS, Beltana, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2252 Pte Albert Gilroy SYMONS, 48th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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