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Alexander SIMPSON

Regimental number3146
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
Address175 Carlisle Street, Balaclava, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Simpson, 175 Carlisle Street, Balaclava, Victoria
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Date of death22 February 1969
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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