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William George SLOCOMBE

Regimental number2791
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCleaner
Addressc/o Mrs S Young, Frederick Street, Welland, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs Joseph Willoughby, Government Road, Port Pirie West, South Australia
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Croix de Guerre (France), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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