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Regimental number2879
Place of birthBristol, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCigarette operator
Address'Wolobrai', Oxley Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Lilly Holmes Comber, 'Wolobrai', Oxley Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918

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