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James Mather GRIMES

Regimental number3140
Place of birthHuon, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Grimes, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt James Mathew Grimes on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie GRIMES. Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death3 August 1925
Age at death45
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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