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Harold Thomas SIMPSON

Regimental number5417
Place of birthWellington New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSalesman
Address15 Nicholson Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Henry Simpson, 15 Nicholson Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2660 Lance Corporal Jack SIMPSON, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 21 September 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 January 1977

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