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James Frederick LIMPUS

Regimental number1867
Place of birthNorman Estate, Brisbane South, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressC/o J T Limpus, Pickanjinnie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, Joseph Thomas Limpus, Pickanjinnie, Queensland
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, row E, Grave No. 3), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Augusta LIMPUS, Pickanjinnie, Queensland. Native of Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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