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Arthur LIMB

Regimental number5249
Date of birth--/02/1893
Place of birthGawler South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressGawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Limb, Finniss Street, Gawler, South Australia
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 10th Battalion
Promotion date: 31 May 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 10th Battalion
Promotion date: 4 September 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 13 July 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089, 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61, 23 May 1919.
Recommendation date: 25 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Age at death from cemetery records27
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John LIMB, Gawler, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 May 1920
Place of burialWillaston Cemetery, Gawler, South Australia

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