Gilbert James (Jim) SIMMONDS

SIMMONDS, Gilbert James

Service Number: 19822
Enlisted: 30 November 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 8th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Moyhu, Victoria, 28 June 1891
Home Town: Burwood, Whitehorse, Victoria
Schooling: Myrrhee State School
Occupation: Electritian
Died: Natural causes (heart attack), Camberwell, Victoria, 31 March 1966, aged 74 years
Cemetery: Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne
Memorials: Myrrhee HB1, Myrrhee State School Pictorial HB
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World War 1 Service

30 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 19822, 23rd Infantry Battalion
31 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 8th Field Artillery Brigade
20 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 19822, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 19822, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Medic, Melbourne
11 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 19822, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , Bullecourt (Second), GSW (right arm, right thigh and leg)
30 Apr 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 19822, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , M/U

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