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Walter Farmes SCOBIE

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Place of birthMenindee, River Darling, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street High School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressHalcyon Kambala Road, Bellevue Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, R. Scobie, Halcyon Kambala Road, Bellevue Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Scottish Rifles Infantry.
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Unit name13th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 14 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was wounded at Gallipoli on 22nd August 1915.
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 10), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth SCOBIE, "Halcyon", Kanibold Road, Bellevue Hill, Queensland. Native of Menindee, New South Wales

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