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Joseph COLMO

Regimental number1338
Place of birthDry Diggings, via Daylesford, Victoria
Place of birthDry Diggings , Daylesford, Victoria
SchoolState School, Dry Diggings, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMiss Marina Colmo, 61 Stanhope Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Colmo, Daylesford, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 26 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBapaume Communal Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jospeh and Annie COLMO, Cape Street, Heidelberg, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: James Freeman, killed in action.

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