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James Albert WINCHCOMB

Regimental number753
Place of birthCobden, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFitter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J S Winchcomb, Cobden PO, Cobden, Victoria
Enlistment date9 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll258
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1915
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Photo: Ian Marr
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 April 1964
Age at death73
Place of burialColac Cemetery, Victoria

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