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William SIMPSON

Regimental number2711
Place of birthBoston England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, Harry Simpson, c/o Mr Goodacre, Gairlock, Ingham, Queensland
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917

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