La Clytte Military Cemetery, near Ieper
Born at Jersey. Son of Henry G & Rachel E Coombs
of St Helier. Husband of Ella Coombs. Served in RJM.
Killed in action, aged 30 years
NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 18 March
Roll of Honour. It is with deep regret
we chronicle the death which took place in action on
5 February of Sapper James Frederick Coombs of the Canadian
Engineers. The deceased gallant soldier, who was in
his 29th year, was the youngest son of Mr & Mrs
G Coombs of 29 Chevalier Road and left for the land
of the Maple some years back. He joined up in the early
days of the war and had been in France for some time.
We tender the bereaved family our sincere sympathy.