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John Charles Norman BISCOMBE

Regimental number1941
Date of birth6 June 1898
Place of birthWoodville, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School; Le Fevre's Peninsula High School, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationSeaman
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Rose Agnes Biscombe, Commercial Road, Port Adelaide
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Discharge date22 September 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France.

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