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Elbrey Robert WESCOMBE

Regimental number843
Place of birthWest Pine Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSulphur Creek, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Robert E Wescombe, West Pine, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAnzac Cyclist Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number12/2/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Omrah on 17 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 844 Pte Garnett Vincent WESCOMBE, Cyclists Bn, returned to Australia, 16 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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