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Walter Edward SIMPSON

Regimental number3222
Place of birthShetland Islands Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressScone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Alexander James Simpson, W F Manse, Wallas, Shetland, Scotland
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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