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Alfred Victor SIMS

Regimental number3729
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCordial maker
AddressAgincourt, Thornleigh, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, William Richard Sims, Agincourt, Thornleigh, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 33rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on 16 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAccording to Brother's Roll of Honour Circular, Corporal A.V.Sims was a recepient of a Military Medal.
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: No.6262 Percy James Sims, 4th Squadron Austrlian Flying Corps, who was killed in action at [Toumai] on 29 October 1918.
Date of death30 January 1962

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