Francis Henry William LYMBERY


LYMBERY, Francis Henry William

Service Number: 3088
Enlisted: 4 September 1915, Enlisted at Warwick Farm, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 45th Infantry Battalion
Born: Budgong, New South Wales, Australia, 24 July 1894
Home Town: Nowra, Shoalhaven Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: GSW Complications, To Be Determined, Huskisson, New South Wales, Australia, 1 May 2019, aged 124 years
Cemetery: Nowra General Cemetery
Anglican A.08.15. Headstone refers to his A.I.F. service "His duty done, he sleeps in peace" , Nowra General Cemetery, Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Nowra - All Saints War Memorial Lych Gate
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World War 1 Service

4 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3088, Enlisted at Warwick Farm, NSW
8 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3088, 3rd Infantry Battalion
8 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3088, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Warilda, Sydney
31 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 45th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 3rd Battalion to the 45th Battalion in the field
8 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3088, Shell wounds to the neck and penetrating the lung - severe
19 Oct 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3088, 45th Infantry Battalion
1 May 1919: Involvement Private, SN 3088, 45th Infantry Battalion

Frank Lymbery

Frank Lymbery returned from war on 21st July 1917 after being wounded by a bullet passing through his right lung. He was born on 24th July 1894 at Budgong in the hills west of Nowra and grew up on the family farm.

On returning home he was not fit to work and spent some time in the Bomaderry Soldiers home befor moving in with his sister at Huskisson where he died on 1st May 1919 from the damage done to his lung by the enemy bullet.

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Maud Lymbery of Nowra, NSW

27 July 1917 - returned to Australia on HMAT Euripidies for discharge