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Percival James RIMES

Regimental number2473
Place of birthBowden South Australia
AddressGibson Street, Bowden, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George Mapstone Rimes, Gibson Street, Bowden, South Australia
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2473A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 160 Sergeant Leslie Mapstone RIMES, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 31 July 1917; 735 Pte Harold Creed RIMES, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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