Harold William SYMONS

SYMONS, Harold William

Service Number: 7789
Enlisted: 8 March 1917, Enlisted at Youanmi, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1874
Home Town: Youanmi, Sandstone, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fitter & Turner
Died: Northam, Western Australia, 26 December 1955, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium, Perth, W.A.
Cremated. Ashes scattered across the gardens in the Karrakatta Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

8 Mar 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7789, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Youanmi, WA
29 Jun 1917: Involvement Private, SN 7789, 11th Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7789, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Fremantle
28 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 7789, 11th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 5th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William James O. Symons and Emma Lonsdale Symons nee Tijon of Melbourne, Victoria

Husband of Nellie Holden Symons nee West of Geraldton, WA. Harold and Nellie married during 1915c at Murchison, WA

Studied his apprenticeship with the Australian Electrical Company, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 18 July 1919 aboard Takada disembarking on the 29 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal