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Andrew SIMMS

Regimental number3083
Place of birthPenwortham, South Australia
SchoolSeven Hills Public School, South Australia
Other trainingNil.
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPenwortham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A Simms, Penwortham, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3088
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.9
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 14), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Eliza SIMMS, Penwortham, South Australia
Family/military connectionsNil.

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