Regimental number2543
Place of birthWaratah, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWaratah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Columbine, Waratah, Tasmania
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2034 Sergeant Clarence Murray COLUMBINE, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1918; 430 Lance Corporal Albert COLUMBINE, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 13 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal