George SIMMONS

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SIMMONS, George

Service Number: 2661
Enlisted: 14 September 1916, Rutherford,NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: Captain's Flat, Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia, 1886
Home Town: Branxton, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: West Maitland Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Fireman
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 12 October 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2661, Rutherford,NSW
27 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 25th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
12 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, SN 2661, 35th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Mary Ann Simmons; husband of Nellie Simmons of Lower Lila Station, Bourke, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal