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William Lawson SIMPSON

Regimental number2148
Place of birthGreenock Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinDaughter, Mrs Teresa Calman, 3 King Street, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919

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