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Joseph James SIMMONS

Regimental number6713
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolNorth Fitzroy State School (No.1490), Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address6 Reeves Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMrs A Simmons, 6 Reeves Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 7th Field Artillery, Albert Park Battery, Victoria under Lieutenant Colonel Grimwade.
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in the 61st Casualty Clearing Hospital, Noreuil, France.
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death34
Place of burialBignacourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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