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Francis SIMONS

Regimental number921
Date of birth20 August 1893
Place of birthWarwickshire, England
SchoolKingsbury School, Warwickshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Elizabeth Simons, Kngsbury, Warwickshire, England
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D 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
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France. Contracted illness, Gallipoli; invalided to England, October 1915; recovered and returned to duty. Wounded, Pozieres, Flers, Bullecourt. arrived back in Australia, 21 May 1919.

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