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Arthur SYMONDS

Regimental number3410
Date of birth8 August 1887
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolNot known
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Eileen Mayne Symonds, c/o P.O., Innisfail, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialDuhallow A.D.S. Cemetery (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. 9), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Gumma and Mary SYMONDS; husband of Eileen M. SYMONDS, Norman Street, Wooloowin, Queensland. Native of Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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