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Regimental number20832
Place of birthTreharris, Wales
SchoolTreharris Board School, Wales
Age on arrival in Australia18.7
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRacecourse Road, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W H Marcombe, Racecourse Road, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 35th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board H.M.A.T. A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 23 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26.5
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 552) France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Harvey and Fanny MARCOMBE of Upper Dee River, Mount Morgan, Queensland.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 377 Private Robert John Marcombe, 26th Battalion, B Company; Died of Disease 29 November, 1915, Gallipoli.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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