Officer's record of services book (22 November 1918); 2 commission certificates (10 April 1915, 6 June 1918); Press cutting relating to commission ; Manuscript letter from unidentified correspondent at Heliopolis (5 April 1919); Movement order (12 August 1918); Message and signals form (15 January 1919); Protection certificate (8 April 1919); Demobilization ration book (19 April 1919); Typescript copy of telegram from 234 Brigade to 1st/123rd Outrams Rifles (15 January 1919); Allowance certificate (nd); Typescript letter relating to commission (29 November 1918); Railway warrant (nd); Application for leave form (29 November 1918); Manuscript service record compiled from regimental records (nd).
John Coombe papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection EP 012
- Dates of Creation1915-1919
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, typescript, press cutting, and printed material
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Rew Coombe, born in 1891, served as Quartermaster, later Lieutenant, 2nd/4th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment, then later, attached to the 1st/123rd Outrams Rifles, served in Egypt/Palestine.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs M. Willemstyn (daughter).
Other Finding Aids
Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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