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Alfred Christopher Daniel SIMS

Regimental number5430
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolBrunswick State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrunswick, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J K Sims, Brunswick Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Alfred Christopher
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTilloy British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row C, Grave No. 10), Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret SIMS, Brunswick, Western australia. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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