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Alfred William SIMMONS

Regimental number7586
Place of birthMooltan, India
AddressClayton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7.5"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinFather, A E Simmons, Patrick Street, Clayton, Victoria
Previous military serviceYes S Cadets 1 years Area? 54A
Enlistment date5 July 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Discharge date22 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 31 July 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 28 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 22 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death31 March 1936
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIMMONS Alfred William

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