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Edward Marshall Michael SIMMONS

Regimental number10351
Place of birthCamaru, New Zealand
SchoolChristian Brothers' Catholic School, South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMechanic
Address411 King Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Mrs Annie Andrews, 62 Brewer Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name10th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Edward Marshall
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 12), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Marshall and Margaret SIMMONS. Native of Omaru, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsNephew: Private A.L. Callander who died of wounds on 19 October 1917.

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