|Place of birth||Kadina, South Australia|
|Address||Kadina, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Symons, Grave Street, Kadina, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Citizen Military Forces, Area 81B.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Australian Division Base Depot Headquarters|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 11 April 1916; disembarked Egypt (date not recorded).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Appointed Acting Corporal, 8 December 1916; reverted to Private, 10 April 1917.
Transferred to 5th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, to complete establishement, 11 April 1917.
Appointed Corporal, 11 April 1917; Sergeant, 11 April 1917.
On leave to England, 15 August 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 30 August 1917.
Transferred to Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Havre, 15 December 1917, and reverted to Private.
Promoted ER [Extra Regimental] Sergeant, 15 December 1917.
Admitted to 2nd General Hospital, Havre, 8 January 1918 (ulcerative tonsilitis); rejoined Australian Intermediate Base Depot, 16 January 1918.
On leave to England, 28 July 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 15 August 1918.
Proceeded to England, 6 December 1918; marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 7 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Orontes', 20 December 1918 (invalid: effort syndrome); disembarked Melbourne, 30 January 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 31 March 1919.
War service: 3 years 67 days (of which 2 years 309 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SYMONS Norman Wilfred|