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Herbert Alfred SIMPSON

Regimental number4865
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Simpson, Gawler, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Discharge date4 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 4 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 June 1930
Age at death43
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIMPSON Herbert Alfred

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