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Maynes Samuel McCOMBE

Regimental number2857
Place of birthGippsland, Victoria
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolBunbury State School, Western Australia
OccupationCashier
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Louisa McCombe, Wittenoon Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in 'Old Cadet system'; member, Rifle Club.
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row J, Grave No 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
146
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Louise McCOMBE, Albert Road, Bunbury, Western Australia. Native of Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCOMBE Maynes Samuel

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