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Charles Ernest SLOCOMBE

Regimental number172
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
Place of birthGoulbourn, New South Wales
SchoolGoulburn Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address260 Moore Park Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, John Slocombe, Whitton Street, Narrandera, New South Wales
Previous military serviceUnspecified military training.
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSubject was grandson of the Late Reverend R. Carleigh, who came to Australia with Governor Macquarie [lit. McQaurrie].
FateKilled in Action 22 January 1917
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 44), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary SLOCOMBE
Family/military connectionsUnspecified brother, cousins and nephew.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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