Coombe Samuel Thomas Pte 14574619

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Personnel Entry

Pte S T Coombe's CWGC headstone.
Pte S T Coombe's CWGC headstone.

Name Coombe Samuel Thomas
Army number 14574619
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born County Durham 1924/25.
Age 19
Unit General Service Corps - no enlistment date as yet. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry, posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/1944 with 11th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of Jonathan and Elizabeth Coombe, Consett. Buried Grave IV. E. 20. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 11DLI