Louis Hugh BRIMBLECOMBE

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BRIMBLECOMBE, Louis Hugh

Service Number: 7692
Enlisted: 7 July 1917, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Forest Hill, Queensland, 20 April 1896
Home Town: Forest Hill, Lockyer Valley, Queensland
Schooling: Gatton College & Queensland University
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 5 August 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme
Plot 1V, Row D, Grave 13
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Forest Hill War Memorial, Gatton Agricultural College HR
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World War 1 Service

7 Jul 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
31 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7692, 16th Infantry Battalion
31 Oct 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7692, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
5 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7692, 15th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Louis Hugh BRIMBLECOMBE was born on 20th April, 1896 in Forest Hill, Queensland

His parents were John BRIMBLECOMBE and Sarah Jessie WHITEHOUSE

He had previous service in the Senior Cadets for 3 years and also 2nd Light Horse (3 yrs)

He enlisted in Brisbane on 7th July, 1917 with the Australian Army - 15th Battalion, 26th reinforcements - Unit embarked from Sydney on board HMAT Euripides on 31st October 1917 - he a Signaller at the time (Private)

Louis Died of Wounds on 5th August 1918 in France and is buried in Crouy British Cemetery, France - he is also commemorated at the Australian War Memorial

He was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES (www.cwgc.org)

WAR FILE - National Archives of Australia (recordsearch.naa.gov.au)

AIF PROJECT (www.aif.adfa.edu.au)

 

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