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Regimental number2875
Place of birthCorstorphine, Scotland
Address38 Shepparton Road, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 10"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinBrother, J Crombie, Railway Station, Bunbury, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date12 July 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Warwickshire', 5 April 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 19 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Fremantle, 12 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 October 1964
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROMBIE David

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