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William Pascoe SYMONDS

Regimental number3474
Place of birthOrmesby, Norfolk, England
Age on arrival in Australia10
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNaval Base, Coogee, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J Symonds, Government Magazine, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialGodewaersvelde British Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Edward and Jane SYMONDS, Government Magazines, Coogee, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsNephew: Pte Joseph Jackson, died of wounds 5 May 1918, France.

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