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World War One - Roll of Honour
William George Coombs
1895 Elmsted, Kent (baptised at Hastingleigh)
Enlisted 7 Sept 1914 Ashford aged 19yrs 26 days, height 5ft 7, weight 138 lbs, hazel eyes, ginger hair. Demobbed to reserves 11 Nov 1915
Youngest child of Edward John Coombs and
Mary nee Alexander (m.1871 Elmsted)
Brother of Elizabeth Mary Coombs, John Coombs, Ellen Coombs, Alexander Coombs, Annie Coombs, Matilda Coombs, Mary Coombs, Isabel Coombs and Lucy Coombs.
1891 address: FollyTown, Hastingleigh, Kent
1901 address: Evington Lees, Elmsted, Kent
1911 address: Sweet Apple Cottage, Hastingleigh, Kent with his widowed mother.
He moved to Wye in the 1920s though was registered as resident in Folkestone during the war.
Groom domestic servant in 1911
?possible 1927 marriage to Lilian A Turner /needs checking
NOT on Hastingleigh Roll of Honour
Army Medal Index Card for William Coombs.