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Victor Ronald COOMBE

Regimental number1019
Place of birthCampbell Town, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Campbell Town, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStorekeeper's assistant
Addressc/o William Thos Coombe, Latrobe, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, William Thomas Coombe, Storekeeper Latrobe, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name15th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Age at death26.9
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNunhead (All Saints) Cemetery (16. 33431 O), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Isabella COOMBE, Ulverstone, Tasmania. Nataive of Campbell Town, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1016 Sergeant Bernard Raymond COOMBE, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 23 October 1918; Cousin: 73/1415 Pte John Leslie RICHARDSON, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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