Charles Willie SYMONS

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SYMONS, Charles Willie

Service Number: 2256
Enlisted: 21 February 1916, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mackay, Queensland, Australia, 20 February 1892
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Mackay State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Linotypist
Died: Killed In Action, Messines, Belgium, 12 August 1917, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Derry House Cemetery No.2
Plot 11, Row C, Grave 3. , Derry House Cemetery No 2, Messines, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Coningsby State School HB, Farleigh Mill & District Roll of Honour, Mackay Cenotaph, Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

21 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2256, 47th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
16 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2256, 47th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
16 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2256, 47th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boorara, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Symons and Mary Ellen Symons nee Vines of 'Springfield', Mackay, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal