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Robert Holcombe WESTCOTT

Regimental number2913
Place of birthMitchell Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
AddressSandford, Mitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John William Westcott, Mitchell, Queensland
Enlistment date23 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Halcombe.

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