Graham Clarence PIMLOTT

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PIMLOTT, Graham Clarence

Service Number: SX1283
Enlisted: 3 November 1939
Last Rank: Signaller
Last Unit: 6th Division Signals
Born: Port Pirie, South Australia, 22 November 1915
Home Town: Colonel Light Gardens, Mitcham, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Painter
Died: Killed In Action, Crete, Crete, Greece, 20 May 1941, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Suda Bay War Cemetery (Souda Bay) Greece
I.C.18
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, City of Port Pirie WW2 Memorial Gates
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World War 2 Service

3 Nov 1939: Enlisted Private, SN SX1283, Adelaide, South Australia
3 Nov 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX1283
21 May 1941: Involvement Signaller, SN SX1283, 6th Division Signals, "Operation Lustre" Greece 1941
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by warren hicks

"...SX1283 Signalman Graham Clarence Pimlott, 6th Division Signals, Australian Corps of Signals. Signalman Pimlott, aged 25, died while defending the island of Crete against the German land and airborne invasion on 21 May 1941. He was the son of Horace Manifold Pimlott and Cleopatra Emily Pimlott and the husband of Daphne Mabel Pimlott, of Westbourne Park, SA. He is buried in the Suda Bay Cemetery Section 1, Row C, Plot 18..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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