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Littleton Campbell GROOM

Regimental number1843
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNewspaper reporter
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Matilda Groom, Herries Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBethlehem Farm East Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 15), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Fanny GROOM, "Lorriane", Herries Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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