Colin GROOM

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GROOM, Colin

Service Number: 1900
Enlisted: 5 July 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, 29 December 1894
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Toowoomba State School
Occupation: Locomotive Fireman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 26 March 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Queensland Railways Toowoomba Employees, Toowoomba HR1, Toowoomba St James Church M4, Toowoomba St James' M2, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

5 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 1900, Brisbane, Queensland
16 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1900, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1900, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
26 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1900, 26th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages
Date unknown: Involvement 26th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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