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Regimental number3866
Place of birthBeeac Victoria
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressBeeac via Cola, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bessie Louisa Simpkin, Beeac via Cola, Victoria
Enlistment date20 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919

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