Jack Limbek

Alias Limbeck

Born 8.09.1887

Place Dago (Hiiumaa), Estonia

Ethnic origin Estonian

Religion Protestant

Mother Kreet Limbek


Wife Mary Adeline Limbeck

Arrived at Australia
from Finland
on 02.1910
per Ardgowan
disembarked at Port Pirie, SA

Residence before enlistment Quorn, Peterborough, Port Pirie, Mambry Station, Pipe (?) Track, Port Pirie, SA

Occupation 1913 labourer, 1915 carpenter

service number 2384
enlisted 24.06.1915
POE Keswick, SA
unit 27th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1917
casualties WIA 1916, 1917
final fate RTA 5.04.1918
discharged 9.09.1918 MU

Naturalisation 1913

Residence after the war Port Pirie, SA

Died 20.04.1946, Port Pirie, South Australia


Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Court martial file (NAA) (Limbeck)

South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau file

Army payfile (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Whose boat? Two Esthonians dispute ownership. - Recorder, Port Pirie, 19 July 1922, p. 3

Trouble over a fishing cutter. - The Register, Adelaide, 22 July 1922, p. 5

Gaol for indecent language. - Recorder, Port Pirie, 17 December 1934, p. 1

Effects of "plonk". - Recorder, Port Pirie, 19 October 1935, p. 3

Caught with bag of coal. - Recorder, Port Pirie, 3 October 1939, p. 4

Drunk in Ellen Street on consecutive days. - Recorder, Port Pirie, 7 November 1939, p. 2

Pirie war pensioner found dead in bed. - Recorder, Port Pirie, 22 April 1946, page 1