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Roy ZIMMER

Regimental number5448
Place of birthWatchem Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWatchem, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Zimmer, Watchem, Victoria
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabella ZIMMER, Watchem, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3590 Gunner Isaac ZIMMER, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 14 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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