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John Alexander NEWCOMB

Regimental number1977
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address198 Harris Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, R A Newcomb, 198 Harris Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Date of death12 April 1919
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Plot D, Grave No. 400), Rookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
86
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Christina NEWCODMB, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

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

Date of death12 April 1919
Age at death20
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales

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