|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Mrs Edith Louisa Simpson, Great North Road, Gladesville, New South Wales|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Unit name||1st Pioneer Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/13/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917, and marched into Pioneer Training Bn.
Admitted to Fovant Hospital, 3 July 1917; discharged from hospital, 12 July 1917 (no details recorded).
Proceeded overseas to France, 6 May 1918; taken on strength, 1st Pioneer Bn, in the field, 13 May 1918.
Transferred to 1st Motor Transport Company, 28 March 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 29 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 16 October 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SIMPSON William Percy|