LEST WE FORGET

Squadron Leader Alan Chester COOMBES

Service No: 252495
Born: 7 August 1889, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 6 Recruiting Centre, Hobart TAS
Died: Natural Causes, Hobart, 13 October 1944, Aged 54 Years
Buried: Hobart (Corneilian Bay) Cemetery, TAS
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Herbert and Edith Combes; husband of Mable Jane Combes, of Hobart
Roll of Honour: Hobart TAS
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 13 October 1944, Squadron Leader Coombes (Administrative and Special Duties) collapsed and died in a street in Hobart.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/8/681

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