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Slocombe, Robert James (1884–1915)

members of the 16th Battalion, Robert Slocombe is standing on the far right

members of the 16th Battalion, Robert Slocombe is standing on the far right

Australian War Memorial, P08421.001

Lance-corporal Robert James Slocombe, who has been reported as missing at the Dardanelles [later reported dead], is a brother of Mrs. Olive Young, of Welland, South Australia. Lance-corporal Slocombe was an old resident of Broken Hill, and a well-known supporter of the Broken Hill Football Club. He was working at the British mine at the outbreak of the war. He enlisted and left Broadmeadows with the Second Contingent.

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'Slocombe, Robert James (1884–1915)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/slocombe-robert-james-1660/text1774, accessed 25 September 2017.

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members of the 16th Battalion, Robert Slocombe is standing on the far right

members of the 16th Battalion, Robert Slocombe is standing on the far right

Australian War Memorial, P08421.001

Life Summary [details]

Birth

1884

Death

2 May 1915
Dardanelles, Turkey

Cause of Death

killed in action

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