|Place of birth||Moonta, South Australia|
|School||East Adelaide Public School, South Australia|
|Address||9 Hackney Road, St Peters, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Sarah Symons, No 9 Hackney Road, St Peters, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the 24th Light Horse Regiment; disbanded.|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||Auxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 3, Section 2|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/113/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||War diary, 4th Squadron, AFC, gives date of death as 4 November 1918.|
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||25|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Cement House Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row A, Grave No 9), Langemark, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Originally buried in Russeignies Churchyard before being exhumed and reburied at Cement House Cemetery. Parents: James Nagor and Sarah Threader SYMONS, 9 Hackney Road, St Peters, South Australia|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 301117 Leading Stoker Reginald James Magar SYMONS, HMS Conquest, killed in action, 25 April 1916; 881 Pte Lionel Hamilton Hyde SYMONS, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 May 1916; 22180 Gunner L.K.C. Symons, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919; Stoker F.M.S. Symons, RAN.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 22 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 3 March 1917; marched in to Australian Army Service Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 6 March 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 20 June 1917.
Transferred to Australian Flying Corps, 21 December 1917.
Joined No 2 Royal Flying Corps School of Military Aeronautics, Oxford, to qualify as Flying Officer (Pilot), and appointed Cadet.
Appointed Flying Officer (Pilot) and 2nd Lieutenant, 6 June 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 August 1918; taken on strength, No 4 Squadron, in the field, 22 August 1918.
Reported missing in Action, 5 November 1918.
Court of Enquiry, held at Cologne, 14 February 1919, pronounced fate as 'Killed in action, 5 November 1918'.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SYMONS Parker Whitley|