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William Matthew Simpson QUIN

Regimental number2035
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIronmonger's assistant
Address205 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinLeonard Aspinell, 4 Letitia Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death3 September 1936
Age at death61
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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