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Allan King Yeo COMBES

Regimental number6820
Place of birthTasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyor
AddressKingston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Mr A B Combes, Kingston Beach, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alan Bracher and Emily Gertrude COMBES, 8 Duke Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousin: Capt E.G. Poulter 12th Bn, Gallipoli.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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