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George Cant SIMPSON

Regimental number157
Place of birthBurntisland, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationVanman
AddressBoundary Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 7.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinSister-in-Law, Mrs Helena Simpson, Boundary Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCPL Cook
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1252
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Commemoration detailsLone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey (Panel: 15)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsMiddle name of Soldier was incorrectly entered on Embarkation Rolls as Cand.

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