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Albert Edward George TOOMBS

Regimental number2730
Place of birthClaremont, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 3"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Emily Dow, Queen Street, Tipperary Point, Mt Morgan, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia
Discharge date9 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Feild Marshall', 23 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 May 1918; discharged (wounded), Brisbane, 9 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death22 July 1935
Age at death49
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, TOOMBS Albert Edward George

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