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William John SYMONS

Regimental number14864
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressOxford Terrace, South Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William John Symons, Oxford Terrace, South Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAugust 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 14865 Sapper Herbert SYMONS, 6th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 May 1958

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