Stanley Shepley COOMBS


COOMBS, Stanley Shepley

Service Number: 1785
Enlisted: 1 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Wakefield, South Australia, Australia, 7 October 1882
Home Town: Unley, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Unley Public School
Occupation: Insurance Inspector
Died: Killed in Action, France, 28 May 1918, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery
Plot 1, Row D, Grave 3
Memorials: Adelaide Fire Underwriters' Association of S.A. WW1 Roll of Honour, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Myrtle Bank War Memorial, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

1 Jan 1916: Enlisted
18 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1785, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted in Adelaide
12 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1785, 43rd Infantry Battalion
12 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1785, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Green Coombs and Martha Shepley of Unley; half brother of Robert John Coombs, Elizabeth Jane Coombs, Frederick Charles Coombs, Sarah Coombs, Anna Coombs, Matilda Green Coombs, Emily May Watsford Coombs, Clara Rachel Coombs, Sophia Green Coombs, Joshua Gurr Coombs, Isaac Samuel Coombs, Eva Edwards Coombs and George Uriah Coombs. Full brother to William Enoch Coombs, Vera Rachel Coombs,  Doris Lucy Coombs, Ross Coombs,

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal