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Charles Arncliffe COOMBES

Regimental number10134
Place of birthArncliffe, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior PUblic School, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Address'Altamine', Eden Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Coombes, Eden Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameReinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 13 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death24.10
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth COOMBES; husband of Jessie COOMBES, Eden Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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