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Richard Austin SIMPSON

Regimental number2138
Place of birthScone New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressFairview, Moonan Flat, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Sarah Simpson, Copeland, Gloucester, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Date of death8 April 1964
Place of burialArmidale Cemetery

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