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William SIMPSON

Regimental number6411
Place of birthHeywood England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHighett Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, J Simpson, 264 Green Lane, Heywood Lancashire, England
Enlistment date12 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death4 May 1966

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