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Alfred John SIMONS

Regimental number454
Place of birthBrompton, South Australia
SchoolHindmarsh Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGibson Street, Bowden, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Simons, Gibson Street, Bowden, South Australia
Enlistment date27 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWith the 27th Battalion in Gallipoli. Later rejoined his battalion in Egypt and was with it till the time of his death in France.
FateKilled in Action 28 February 1917
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt, France
Age at death22.5
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah SIMONS, Albermarle Street, Hindmarsh, South Australia. Native of Brompton, South Australia

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