Photocopy of magazine The Barb (22 Dec. 1917); Photocopied illustration (10 Mar. 1918); Photocopied autographed dinner menu (1917); Theatre programme "Parcels", with photocopy (5 Nov. 1918); Officer Prisoner of War Dining Club Reunion Dinner programme (1948); 11 photographs, with handlist (n.d.); Extract "Sixty Years On" by V. C. Coombs from The Royal Air Force Quarterly (1976); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Dec. 1976).
V. C. Coombs papers
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Administrative / Biographical History
V. C. Coombs (b. 1897 at Beckenham, Kent) was educated at the City of London School. He served with the Artists' Rifles from 1915. A Lieutenant, RFC (Royal Flying Corps) from 1916, he was captured in 1917 and held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Trier and Holzminden.
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The papers were placed in the Collection by Mr Coombs (son).
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POW catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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