Personal recollections of H.J. Coombes

Scope and Content

Typescript recollections 'The Baton' (nd); Typescript recollections 'The Campaign in Mesopotamia' (nd); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (November 1972).

Administrative / Biographical History

H.J. Coombes was a Private, Royal West Kent Regiment, serving in India and Mesopotamia, and held POW (Prisoner of War) after being captured at Kut.

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In English.

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Related Material

Tapes 61, 65 and 170: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in November 1972.