Walter Farmes SCOBIE

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SCOBIE, Walter Farmes

Service Number: Captain
Enlisted: 13 May 1915
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 4th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Menidnee, River Darling, NSW, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Bellevue Hill, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Fort Street High School
Occupation: Electrical Engineer
Died: Killed in action, France, 7 August 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
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Memorials: Chippendale Substation Staff NSW Govt. Tramways Honour Roll, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board, Haymarket Substation Staff of NSW Government Tramways Roll of Honour, Petersham Fort Street High School Great War Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

13 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, SN Captain, 13th Infantry Battalion
14 Jun 1915: Involvement 13th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
14 Jun 1915: Embarked 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Sydney
7 Aug 1916: Involvement Captain, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Robert and Elizabeth SCOBIE, "Halcyon", Kanibold Road, Bellevue Hill, Queensland