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Reginald Samuel SYMES

Regimental number20147
Place of birthAlfred Street, Prahran, Victoria
SchoolFlemington State School, VIctoria
OccupationRailway employee
Address7 Harding Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Symes, 7 Harding Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Previous military service58th Infantry; Served in Essendon District Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDeceased 15 February 1919
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialMaubeuge (Sois-le-Bois) Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Fanny Mary SYMES, Mons Street, Glen Iris, Melbourne, Victoria. Native of Prahran, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Albert Norman Symes no. 438, MM and Bar.

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