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Ernest SIM

Regimental number2798
Place of birthBarmedman, New South Wales
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressWindsor, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Sim, Police Station, Windsor, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of disease 20 January 1919
Place of death or woundingWeymouth, England
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMelcombe Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 3063), Dorset, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Margaret SIM; husband of E.M. SIM, 70 Carrington Road, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales. Commemorated on Goulburn District Railway Employees Honor Roll, Goulburn Railway Station. Photo: Tim Rozitis
Family/military connectionsBrothers-in-law: Walter Raymond and George Raymond M.M.

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