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Aubrey Creswell WHITCOMBE

Regimental number3472
Place of birthNorthern Wairoa, New Zealand
SchoolCheltenham State School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia2
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHillston, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Frank Whitcombe, Wimmera Star Office, Horsham, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death31
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Henry Aubrey and Adelaide Fanny WHITCOMBE.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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