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Eric Harold TOOMBS

Regimental number302
Place of birthClermont, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Address299 Balsover Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinSister, Rose Marshall, 299 Balsover Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships sailed from Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C, and D: HMAT A62,'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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