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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private Thomas John Simmons

1896
Born in Mt Duneed, VIC, near Geelong
24/12/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, aged 19
9/2/1916
Allocatted to the 16th Reinforcements, 4th Light Horse Regiment
25/3/1916
Allocated to the 2nd Reinforcements, 46th Battalion
1/4/1916
Allocated to the 13th Reinforcements, 24th Battalion
28/7/1916
Embarked aboard the HMAT A32 Themistocles
11/9/1916
Disembarked Plymouth, England
16/11/1916
Proceeded overseas to France
9/1/1917
Joined unit in the field
3/2/1917
Attached for duty with the 6th Machine Gun Company
14/3/1917
Admitted to the 6th Australian Field Ambulance
16/3/1917
Admitted to the 9th General Hospital, Rouen, France - Rheumatism
22/3/1917
Evacuated back to England and admitted to the 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham
11/4/1917
Transferred to the 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford
30/4/1917 - 15/5/1917
Discharged to furlough
12/10/1917
Proceeded overseas to reinforce the 6th Machine Gun Company
16/10/1917
Joined unit
27/12/1917
Improperly dressed on guard duty and failing to salute an officer - forfeited 4 days pay
26/9/1918 - 13/10/1918
On leave in England
17/3/1919 - 16/4/1919
Admitted to 39th General Hospital, Havre, France - scabies
18/4/1919
Returned to England
15/6/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Swakopmund
2/8/1919
Returned to Australia
16/9/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1965
Died in Traralgon

Last updated by lee, Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:39:30