Charles Alexander (Alec) GRIMES

GRIMES, Charles Alexander

Service Numbers: QX57149, Q269629
Enlisted: 14 August 1943, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 12th Small Ships Company
Born: Ingham, Queensland, 10 August 1923
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Ingham State School
Occupation: Farmer/Salesman
Died: Natural causes, Gordonvale, Queensland, 19 January 2007, aged 83 years
Cemetery: Babinda Cemetery, Qld
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World War 2 Service

14 Aug 1943: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX57149, Sydney, New South Wales
15 Aug 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX57149
15 Aug 1943: Involvement SN Q269629
12 Sep 1946: Discharged 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN QX57149, 12th Small Ships Company

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Biography contributed by Judith Grimes

Living in Mackay at time of enlistment, and then lived in Nambour, Queensland between 1947-1958, and in Darwin, Northern Territory from 1958-2004