Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Gordon Coombs

In memory of:

Sapper Charles Gordon Coombs

May 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

258482

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Edwin Charles and Mary Coombs, of Victoria Park, Western Australia.

Commemorated on Page 388 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

COUIN NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

E. 59.

Location:

Couin is a village 15 kilometres east of Doullens, in the Department of the Pas de Calais. Visitors should follow the main Doullens to Arras road, N25, as far as the crossroads with the D23. Follow the D23 to Souastre, then the D2 to Couin, as indicated by the CWGC sign. Couin British and New British Cemeteries are at the side of the road just before entering the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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