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John Frederick WHITCOMBE

Regimental number1688
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShepherd
AddressWhite Hills, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Arthur Whitcombe, White Hills, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918

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