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William Bilson SIMS

Regimental number1614
Date of birth--/07/1891
Place of birthPort Pirie South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address157 Gilles Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Sims, 345 Angus Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF50
Promotion date: 10 July 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF50
Promotion date: 1 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Date of death7 January 1976

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