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George William SIMS

Regimental number1708
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWharf labourer
Address2 Fitzpatrick Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Sims, 2 Fitzpatrick Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919

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