Keith Colin Frederick COMB


COMB, Keith Colin Frederick

Service Number: 5348
Enlisted: 7 December 1915, Goulburn, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Swan Hill, Victoria, 1894
Home Town: Hay, New South Wales
Schooling: Ballarat Agriculture High School
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 1 March 1918
Cemetery: Somer Farm Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Rokewood Junction Pictorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5348, Goulburn, New South Wales
14 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5348, 1st Infantry Battalion
14 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5348, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
1 Mar 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 5348, 53rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...5348 Lance Corporal John Frederick Keith Comb, 17th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, of Swan Hill, Vic. LCpl Comb enlisted on 7 December 1915 and embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ceramic on 14 April 1916. He was killed in action on 1 March 1918, whilst serving with the 53rd Battalion at Wyteschaete, Belgium, aged 23 years..." - SOURCE (