Henry Robert KIMBER

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KIMBER, Henry Robert

Service Number: 2399
Enlisted: 5 May 1915, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Clare, South Australia, 7 December 1880
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk/Accountant
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide Scots Church WW II Honour Board, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Clare Original Clare School WW1 Memorial, Clare Schools Old Scholars who Fell WW1 Memorial, Clare St Barnabas Anglican Church WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

5 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Perth, Western Australia
25 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2399, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2399, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Fremantle

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE H. R. KIMBER.

Born at Clare, the late Private H. R. Kimber was a son of Mr. Charles Kimber, jun. In 1901 he left for Western Australia, and for many years was employed as an accountant by Messrs. Levi Green and Co., of Perth. He enlisted there in the 11th Battalion, and was killed in action on August 6. He was 34 years of age." - from the Adelide Chronicle 18 Oct 1915 (nla.gov.au)

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