Alfred Arthur SIMMONS


SIMMONS, Alfred Arthur

Service Number: 1772
Enlisted: 13 January 1916, Enlisted at Langwarren, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Newhaven, England, 1888
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mercantile Marine Officer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 2 August 1917
Cemetery: Bedford House Cemetery
Enclosure 4, Plot 1V, Row C, Grave 16 While serving with the 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment.
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World War 1 Service

13 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1772, 59th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Langwarren, Victoria
4 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1772, 59th Infantry Battalion
4 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1772, 59th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
1 Apr 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1772, 59th Infantry Battalion, Discharged in England and held under his former attestation paper with the Royal Sussex Regiment, Imperial Army

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was C/- Sailor's Home, Melbourne, Victoria

Husband of Alice simmons of 16 Talbot Terrace, Lewes, Sussex, England

Medals: with held to be issued from the Imperial Army