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Charles William SIMONS

Regimental number2532
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
AddressHamilton Hill, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 9"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M J Simons, Hamilton Hill, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 May 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Susan SIMONS
Discharge date5 June 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmala', 2 January 1919; disembarked Perth, 8 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 5 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death17 January 1936
Age at death44
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIMONS Charles William

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