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Regimental number8012
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address40 Whitehall Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Joe Singer, 40 Whitehall Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Joseph
Family/military connectionsBrother: 8011 William Henry SINGER, ; Step-brothers: 5487 Pte Albert Ernest SIMMONS, 6th Bn, died whilst a Prisoner of War, 31 August 1918; 3248 Pte Lawrence Stephen SIMMONS, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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