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Harold Stanley NEWCOMBE

Regimental number5124
Place of birthAnnadale
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolNewtown, N.S.W.
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrundah David Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Newcombe, Pintara 27 Greenbank Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery, Enclosure No. 4 (Plot XII, Row I, Grave No. 19), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and A.G. NEWCOMBE, 143 Missenden Road, Camperdown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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