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Jonas Robert SIMPKIN

Regimental number3260
Place of birthLexton Victoria
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationLabourer
AddressLexton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William Simpkin, Lexton, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death10 May 1950

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