Coombs John Pte 14206370

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Name Coombs John
Army number 14206370
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1922/23.
Age 21
Unit General Staff Corps - Enlisted 19/2/1942. Trf to The Durham Light Infantry, Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. Trf East Yorkshire Regiment 26/8/1944 on the disbandment of 11th Battalion. Posted 2nd Bn East Yorks. KILLED in ACTION 12/10/1944 with 2nd Bn East Yorkshire Regiment.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 12-Oct-44
Home address Son of Harry and Lily Coombs of Widnes, Lancashire. Buried Grave I. A. 7. Overloon War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI