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James William SIMPSON

Regimental number57458
Date of birth18 February 1897
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
AddressTeesdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.5"
Weight141.5 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr George Simpson, Teesdale, near Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceExempt area
Enlistment date22 February 1918
Place of enlistmentGeelong, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date7 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 7 November 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIMPSON James William

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