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David John SIMCOCK

Regimental number951
Place of birthCallington, South Australia
SchoolCallington Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDealer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Ellen Jane Simcock, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBaby 700 Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 18), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Betha SIMCOCK; husband of Ellen SIMCOCK, 4 Holyrood Street, West Ledderville, Western Australia. Natiave of Callington, South Australia
Family/military connections[Probably] Brother: No.2213 William Harold Simcock, 5th Pioneer Battalion, who was killed in action at Poperinghe, Belgium on 17 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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