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Robert Surridge SLOCOMBE

Regimental number2797
Place of birthGlenloth, Victoria
Other NamesRobert Sarridge
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressWycheproof, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinC F Slocombe, Wycheproof, Victoria
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAustralian Reserve Park 1, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateDied of wounds 14 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNamps-Au-Val British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Catherine SLOCOMBE. Native of Wycheproof, Victoria
Family/military connectionsThree unspecified cousins.
Other details

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

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