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William George LARCOMBE

Regimental number246
Place of birthAuburn New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
Address137 Albion Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W G Larcombe, Talbragor, Dubbo, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 1, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll246A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2491 Sergeant Randell Reuben LARCOMBE, 17th Bn, killed in action, 9 October 1917; 2591 Pte Edward LARCOMBE, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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