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John William SIMS

Regimental number1088
Place of birthSouth Brisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressAvondale Avenue, Ealing Park Estate off Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Sims, Avondale Avenue, Ealing Park Estate off Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death26 June 1965

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