Henry SYMMONS

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SYMMONS, Henry

Service Number: 470
Enlisted: 22 January 1915, Enlisted at Yarrawonga, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia, November 1890
Home Town: Yarrawonga, Moira, Victoria
Schooling: State School Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Shearer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 27 October 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 54 Chaplain T.P. Bennett officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mulwala War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 470, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Yarrawonga, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 470, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 470, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
18 Jun 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 22nd Infantry Battalion, In the field
27 Oct 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 470, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Vincent Henry and Margaret Symmons of 'Tarramia', Mulwala, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medals, Victory Medal