|Place of birth||Oamaru, New Zealand|
|Address||Till Street, Oamaru, New Zealand|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Mrs John McCombie, Till Street, Oamaru, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||19th Battalion, C Company|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1063|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||20th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.
Left Gallipoli as batman to Father Murphy, 10 November 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.
Detached for duty with 5th Brigade Headquarters, 21 May 1917.
Detached for duty with 20th Bn, 6 June 1917.
Transferred to 20th Bn, 11 July 1917, and taken on strength with Regimental No 1061A.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 31 July 1918 (abscess); transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 August 1917; to Ambulance Train No 7, 4 August 1918, and admitted to 3rd General Hospital, Le Treport (urethral abscess); transferred to 1st Australian Convalescent Depot, Havre, 12 August 1918; to Base Depot, Havre, 27 September 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 4 October 1918.
On leave to England, 22 October 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 8 November 1918.
Marched out to England, 15 January 1919, for return to Australia.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Warwickshire', 5 April 1919; disembarked, 31 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 30 July 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Regimental No entered on Attestation Form as 1061. Address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Dill Street, Camarn, New Zealand.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McCOMBIE Charles John|