David Ernest COOMBE

COOMBE, David Ernest

Service Number: SX4068
Enlisted: 31 May 1940, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Narrogin, Western Australia, 23 June 1914
Home Town: Swan Hill, Swan Hill, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: 31 July 1991, aged 77 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Hindmarsh Cemetery, S.A.
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World War 2 Service

31 May 1940: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN SX4068, 27th Infantry Battalion
31 May 1940: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
29 Jul 1949: Discharged AIF WW1

Great uncle David

My pop always spoke about Uncle David and was very proud of him, iv never had the privilege to meet uncle David but have heard many loving stories,

if anyone has information for me that would be fantastic

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Next of kin Charles Coombe

31/5/1940        Enlisted in Swanhill, Victoria
                       and later signed up in Adelaide, South Australia

***service records need to be ordered through National Archives of Australia
      as they have not yet been scanned for viewing.*****

29/7/1949        Discharged from service in AIF
                       as a Captain in the 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion.

31/7/1991        Captain David Coombes passed away  (77 years old)
buried in:         Hindmarsh Cemetery, South Australia

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  6/4/2015.  Lest we forget.