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John Francis Trafford WITCOMB

Regimental number2875
Place of birthYacka South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressJacka, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Rebecca Mary Witcomb, Jacka, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2875A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Sidney and Florence Mary Rebecca WITCOMB
Date of death25 January 1995

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