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Edgar Bell Symonds (1892–1964)

Edgar Bell Symonds, n.d. photographer unknown

Edgar Bell Symonds, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

EDGAR BELL SYMONDS, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Symonds, was born on 10th July, 1892, at Inglewood, Victoria. He was educated at Carlton College, Melbourne, and joined the Bank’s service at St. Arnaud, Victoria, on 8th June, 1910; he was transferred from there to Kyneton on 17th January, 1914.

Edgar Bell Symonds enlisted in the A.I.F. on 7th August, 1914, attaining the rank of sergeant in the 5th Infantry and 1st Pioneer Battalions. He served in Egypt, all through the Gallipoli Campaign, and in France from March, 1916, until December, 1918.

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Edgar Bell Symonds, n.d. photographer unknown

Edgar Bell Symonds, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

Life Summary [details]

Birth

10 July, 1892
Inglewood, Victoria, Australia

Death

29 August, 1964 (aged 72)
Kilara, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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