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Regimental number3333
Date of birth--/06/1889
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolPrivate tuition
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Lilian Hannah Till, Clyde, North Balinda, Queensland
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Gumma and Mary SYMONDS. Native of Nulla Nulla, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: Arthur Symonds, killed in action 11 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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