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Lionel Alfred SECCOMBE

Regimental number5198
Place of birthTallangatta, Victoria
SchoolPrahran College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address25 Hume Street, Melvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr S H Seccombe, Frazer's Hill Camp, Enoggera, Queensland
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Maude SECCOMBE; husband of Stella SECCOMBE,61 Barkly Avenue, Malvern, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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