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John Grieve LIMEROCK

Regimental number2155
Place of birthWindsor, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingMelbourne University
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStudent
Addressc/o ES&A Bank, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.1
Height5' 5.25"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Limerock, c/o ES&A Bank, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Scotch College Cadets and 2 years (Sergeant) in the Melbourne University Rifles.
Enlistment date10 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialJohnstons Jolly (Special Memorial 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
50
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth LIMEROCK. Native of Melbourne, Australia
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins killed.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined 7th Bn, Gallipoli, 5 August 1915, and reverted to the ranks.

Appointed Acting Lance Corporal, 5 August 1915.

Killed in action, 8 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LIMEROCK John Grieve

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