The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Grace
First Name:
James Henry
Nick Name:
Jim/Jimmy
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX6258
Classification:
Cook
Company:
Headquarters Company (transferred to Special Reserve Battalion)
Enlisted:
13.07.1940
DOB:
17.05.1917
Place of Birth:
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Father's Name:
John Grace
Mothers's Name:
Catherine Grace
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Diamond Driller
Memorial:
Epitaph, Singapore Memorial, Panel 136, Age 24.
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Death:
South‐West Bukit Timah
Date of Death:
11.02.1942

General Description

 

Jimmy Grace married Thelma R Dunham about 1939 at East Coolgardie.  The family resided at 29 Ardath Street, Kalgoorlie.

Jimmy’s death at the age of 24 left a young widow and his son Jimmy.

 

GRACE Jim

 

 

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