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Edgar SIMMONS

Regimental number1428
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Address22 Catherine Street,Geelong West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinT Simmons, 22 Catherine Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1229
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1915
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 35), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
NOTE DATES OF DEATH. Parents: Thomas adn Margaret SIMMONS, 49 Wolseley Parade, Kensington, Melbourne. Native of Lubeck, Victoria

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