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Rex KIMBER

Regimental number985
Place of birthClare South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressChatswood, Clare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Kimber, Chatswood, Clare, South Australia
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 October 1952
Age at death56
Place of burialClare Cemetery, South Australia

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