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Samuel Rodd COOMBES

Regimental number2776
Place of birthEdmonton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEdmonton via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Coombes, Edmonton via Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Charlotte COOMBES
Family/military connectionsBrother: 21507 Gunner Walter Durham COOMBES, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, Heily, France, 30 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death--/09/1928
Age at death36
Place of burialYa....kay, Cemetery, Queensland

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