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James John SMALLACOMBE

Regimental number1777
Place of birthGumeracha South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressMaitland, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Smallacombe, Maitland, South Australia
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1917
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 28), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Other details

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

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