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Samuel Hubert SECCOMBE

Place of birthTotner, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressSouth Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M E Seccombe, 86 Cromwell Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military serviceA Army Medical Corps AA MC
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Place of enlistmentEnoggera, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 12 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Annie Ellen SECCOMBE
Discharge date2 March 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Lucy Woermann', 5 December 1919; disembarked Sydney, 23 January 1920, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (appointment terminated), Brisbane, 2 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death17 May 1935
Age at death70
Place of burialMount Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, SECCOMBE Samuel Hubert

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