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James Henry CROMBIE

Date of birth5 October 1894
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLieut, C.M.F., Permt. Forces
AddressMaybank, P.O., Omeville, via Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs. H. Crombie, Buninyong, Victoria
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name31st Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A61 Bakara on 5 November 1915
The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 54th Battalion
Promotion date: 20 February 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross (Altered to Mention in Orders)


Recommendation date: 24 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919

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