2371 Emanuel SYMONS

Date of enlistment 15th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Killed in Action – Broodseinde

Wounded in Action – Pozieres

cwgcCommemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres


Summary of Private Symons WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
4th October 1917 Belgium Killed in Action
9th January 1917 France Re-joined Battalion
1st January 1917 France Marched in to 2nd ADBD Etaples
31st December 1916 England Proceeded overseas on Princes Victoria from Folkestone
22nd December 1916 England Marched in to Perham Down
27th October 1916 England Marched in to No.4 Command Depot Wareham
19th October 1916 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down from furlough
2nd October 1916 England Marched in from hospital to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
13th August 1916 France Embarked on HS Dieppe from Calais. Admitted 5th Northern General Hospital Leicester
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – Gunshot wound shoulder and back. Admitted to 11th General Hospital Camiers
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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