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Charles John Mccombie

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles John AWMM
  • Surname
    Mccombie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1061 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    OamaruOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 4 March 1915 AWMM Till Street, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs John McCombie, Till Street, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 4 March 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1061 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      146 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.
    Left Gallipoli as batman to Father Murphy, 10 November 1915.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.
    Detached for duty with 5th Brigade Headquarters, 21 May 1917.
    Detached for duty with 20th Bn, 6 June 1917.
    Transferred to 20th Bn, 11 July 1917, and taken on strength with Regimental No 1061A.
    Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 31 July 1918 (abscess); transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 August 1917; to Ambulance Train No 7, 4 August 1918, and admitted to 3rd General Hospital, Le Treport (urethral abscess); transferred to 1st Australian Convalescent Depot, Havre, 12 August 1918; to Base Depot, Havre, 27 September 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 4 October 1918.
    On leave to England, 22 October 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 8 November 1918.
    Marched out to England, 15 January 1919, for return to Australia.
    Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Warwickshire', 5 April 1919; disembarked, 31 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 30 July 1919. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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