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Alexander Thomas SIMPSON

Regimental number14435
Place of birthGulargambone New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressGulargambone, via Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Mason Simpson, Gulargambone, via Dubbo, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian & New Zealand Wireless Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31195 (21 February 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75 (17 June 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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