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James Morris SYMONS

Regimental number57164
Date of birth14 April 1898
Place of birthMorgan, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStorekeeper
AddressMorgan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Mr Keith George Symons, Morgan, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Senior Cadets
Enlistment date31 December 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name3rd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (South Australia)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date26 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 29 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SYMONS James Morris

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