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Eric Tona SIMPSON

Regimental number39
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHaymarket Hotel, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, C Simpson, Haymarket Hotel, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Tona spelt Iona
Other details

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

Date of death24 June 1963
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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