We will remember them: William McKenzie Combe

Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium
Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium

William McKenzie Combe, son of Angus McDonald Miller Combe and Mary Ann McKenzie; husband to Isabella Rankine and father of Mary McKenzie Combe.

Born on 12 March 1895 at 11 St John Street, Edinburgh.

Enlisted on 19 July 1915 in Edinburgh  Private 251006, 5/6th Battalion Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment).

First entered active service on 21 September 1915 in the Balkans. Transferred to France and Flanders on 15 March 1916.

Wounded on 12 July 1917, France & Flanders.

Died of wounds on 14 July 1917, aged 22.

Buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium.  Awarded 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.

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  1. Sheena,
    Just checked out this on my I pad,me being Angus McDonald Miller Combe, born 6th June 1941.
    Look forward to hearing from you

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