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Joseph Donald GRIMSHAW

Regimental number3421
Place of birthCairns, Queensland
AddressDonald Downs via Winton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.2
Height5' 8"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, Leonard James Grimshaw, Donald Downs via Winton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 May 1917
Place of enlistmentCairns, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3444B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date3 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 3 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 2 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 3 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFather's second given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Jane.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRIMSHAW Joseph Donald

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