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Garnett Vincent WESCOMBE

Regimental number844
Place of birthWest Pine Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSulphur Creek, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Robert E Wescombe, West Pine, Tasmania
Previous military service91st Infantry
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 RollCyclists' Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 843 Pte Elbrey Robert WESCOMBE, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.

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