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Arthur Henry SIMPSON

Regimental number5
Place of birthTambo, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressFulham Park, South Dulacca, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 9.75"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frederick John Dunolly Simpson, Fulham Park, Dulacca, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Cook)
Unit name31st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Fulhan Park, South Dalacca, Queensland.

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