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Samuel Robert McCombe

In memory of:

Private Samuel Robert McCombe

March 8, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

17145

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 28, 1885
Crossgar Co., Down, Ireland

Son of John and Elizabeth McCombe.

Commemorated on Page 25 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Fleurbaix Chyd. Mem. D. 37.

Location:

Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Grave marker– Cemetery photo
  • Photo of Samuel Robert McCombe– Private MCCOMBE at his days at Essondale Hospital  Coquitlam B.C.;  1914
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May he rest in peace. (K. Falconer/J. Stephens 2010)
  • Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery– A panoramic view of the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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