Percy James (Jim) DAHLKE


DAHLKE, Percy James

Service Number: 40
Enlisted: 25 January 1916, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Machine Gun Company
Born: Gympie, Queensland, Australia, 13 March 1896
Home Town: Goomeri, Gympie Regional Council, Queensland
Schooling: One Mile Boys School, Gympie
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Died of wounds, Boulogne, France, 26 June 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
Plot 1V, Row A, Grave 16 (Inscription: Not gone from memory or from love but to his father's home above)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Goomeri & District Roll of Honour WW1, Goomeri 'Supreme Sacrifice' Honour Board, Goomeri Memorial Clock Tower, Gympie & Widgee War Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

25 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 40, Machine Gun Companies and Battalions, Enlisted at Brisbane
5 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 40, 11th Machine Gun Company
5 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 40, 11th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Borda, Sydney
11 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 40, Wounds to the chest, abdomen and back

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry and Mary Dahkle of Goomeri, Kingaroy, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal