Lionel Vernon Simmonds Unknown date of birth - 27 November 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number9163 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Name panel, World War II, detail of Honour Roll, Onehunga Wa … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesLionel Vernon AWMM SurnameSimmonds AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number9163 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMClerk AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMC/o National BankPrinces StreetDunedinNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr Arthur Simmonds (father)124 Church StreetOnehungaAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 4 January 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number9163 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMDunedinOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM4 January 1940 AWMMLytteltonChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM4 January 1940 AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMMDunera AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Lionel Simmonds was the son of Arthur and Elizabeth Simmonds, of Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death32 AWMM Date of death27 November 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAlamein MemorialEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMMOnehunga War Memorial Swimming PoolJellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road)Park GardensOnehungaAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 105. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Lionel Vernon Simmonds by laying a poppy. Leonard Simmonds Leonard Simmonds Lionel Vernon Simmonds Louis Tennyson Simmonds Mervyn Simmonds Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Lionel Vernon Simmonds Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksPringle, D., Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copyhttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-20Ba.htmlSources UsedCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 164 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.