John James (Jack) COOMBS


COOMBS, John James

Service Numbers: 2142, 2142A
Enlisted: 11 May 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia , date not yet discovered
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Public School, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Occupation: Motor driver
Died: Killed in action, France, 11 April 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mannahill War Memorial, Strathalbyn RSL Hall Honour Board, Strathalbyn War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2142, 48th Infantry Battalion
12 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2142, 48th Infantry Battalion
12 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2142, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
11 Apr 1917: Involvement Private, SN 2142A, 48th Infantry Battalion

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