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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Air Mechanic Neil Patterson Simpson

1895
Born in Bacchus Marsh, VIC
23/10/1916
Enlisted in the AIF, Australian Flying Corps, No 4 Squadron, aged 21
17/1/1917
Embarked aboard RMS Omrah
27/3/1917
Disembarked at Plymouth, England
2/4/1917
4th Squadron, AFC redesignated 71st Australian Squadron, RFC and sent for training to Castle Bromwich, near Birmingham
29/6/1917
Attached for duty with the 68th Australian Squadron, RFC previously No 4 Squadron, AFC
30/7/1917
To 29th Squadron for course of instruction
5/12/1917
Proceeded overseas to France - 68th Australian Squadron, RFC
18/1/1918
68th Australian Squadron, RFC redesignated 2nd Squadron, AFC
4/8/1918
Admitted to hospital - Disordered Action of the Heart
7/9/1918
Discharged to Base Depot
8/10/1918
Rejoined unit
28/11/1918
Transferred to the 3rd Squadron, AFC from 4th Squadron, AFC
6/1/1919 - 20/1/1919
On leave in England
3/3/1919
Returned to England
6/5/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Kaiser-i-hind
16/6/1919
Returned to Australia
24/7/1919
Discharged from the AIF

Last updated by lee, Tue, 18 May 2021 11:22:22