Colin Hurtle Geoffrey (Nugget) COOMBS

COOMBS, Colin Hurtle Geoffrey

Service Number: SX10134
Enlisted: 12 August 1940, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/4th Field Workshop
Born: Lyrup, South Australia, 31 May 1918
Home Town: Renmark, Renmark Paringa, South Australia
Schooling: Renmark Public School
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Natural causes (lung cancer), Adelaide, South Australia, 23 January 1993, aged 74 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park - South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Memorials: Renmark District Roll of Honour WW2
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World War 2 Service

12 Aug 1940: Enlisted Private, SN SX10134, Adelaide, South Australia
7 Dec 1941: Involvement Private, SN SX10134, 2nd/4th Field Workshop, Malaya/Singapore
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore, Changi, Singapore
16 Feb 1942: Involvement Private, SN SX10134, 2nd/4th Field Workshop, Prisoners of War
21 Nov 1945: Discharged Private, SN SX10134, 2nd/4th Field Workshop

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