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Robert SIMS

Regimental number1417
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCrane driver
Address'Narracoort', Brook Street, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5.75"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Louisa Briggs, 'Narracoort', Brook Street, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll8968
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date20 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Warwickshire', 5 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 31 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 20 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIMS Robert

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