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Cecil Edward COOMBES

Regimental number21196
Place of birthSussex, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Coombes, 7 Leicester Road, Lewis, Sussex, England
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 36th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annie COOMBES
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 September 1939
Age at death47
Place of burialDalby Cemetery, Queensland

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