SIMMERS, Frank

Service Number –   1776.

Rank –   Sergeant.

Unit / Division –   28th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   14  June  1915.

Address on Enlistment –   Wittenoom  Street,  Bunbury,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Engine  Driver.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  Jacob  E.  Simmers,  Mother-  Fanny  Gertrude  Simmers,  both  of  Gladstone  Road,  Mt  Albert,  Auckland,  New  Zealand,  then  of  Balmerston  Road,  Birkenhead,  Auckland,  New  Zealand.

 

Religion –   Church  of  England.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  23  July  1915  on  HMAT  A64  “ Demosthenes  “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   27  March  1917.

Place –   Bapaume,  Somme,  France.

Age at Death –   24.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Aveluy  Communal  Cemetery  Extension,  Somme,  France  (  Row  N,  Grave  No. 2  ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   114.

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