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Cuthbert Oliver HOLCOMBE

Regimental number965
Place of birthLondon, England
Other trainingSouth African Constabulary
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMrs A D Holcombe c/o Holcombe and Banaks, 15 St James Street, London Wc, England
Previous military serviceServed in the 2nd Battalion, Life Guards Regiment.
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBaby 700 Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Alice HOLCOMBE, 6 Great James' Street, London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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