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Harold Creed RIMES

Regimental number735
Place of birthBowden South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPorter
AddressGibson Street, Bowden, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Jane Rimes, Gibson Street, Bowden, South Australia
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 160 Sergeant Leslie Mapstone RIMES, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 31 July 1917; 2437A Pte Percival James RIMES, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 October 1978

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