18 October 2009

64535 Major Anthony Fleming Coombe, Royal Engineers

64535 Major Anthony Fleming Coombe of the Royal Engineers was attached to the East African Engineers when he died on the 18th October 1941. He was 26 years old, the son of Thomas Bernard and Mary Frances Coombe and the husband of Jocelyn Anne (Anna) Coombe of Nairobi, Kenya. He was born in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and is buried in a Commonwealth War Grave in Adidas Ababa War Cemetery in Ethiopia.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.


Ancestry.co.uk (1939-1945 Roll of Honour)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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