LAWRENCE PERCIVAL COOMBES

 

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Date of Birth 9th April, 1889

Place of Birth Madras, India
Father ?
Mother ?
Education ?
Occupation ?
Date Enlisted 22nd July, 1917
Unit President
Branch Air Service
Rank Captain
Service No. -
Awards CBE, DFC
Fate Transferred to RAF  
Date of Fate 1st April 1918  
Date of Death 3rd June, 1988  
Place of Death Melbourne, VIC
Cause of Death ?  
Interred ?

Lawrence Coombes was the first director of the Aeronautical Research Laboratory, was noted for the vision and presence he displayed in the way he established the ARL and defined his links with industry

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Date
Time
Unit
Aircraft
Enemy
Type
Location
1918    
Camel
     
24 Mar
0920
10N
B6358
Albatros DV
DES(F)
Menin/Roulers
9 Apr
1545
210
B6358
Albatros DV
DES(F)
N La Bassée
8 May
1055
210
B7252
Albatros DV
OOC
Armentières
11 May
1925
210
B7252
Albatros DV
OOC
Armentières
27 May
0820
210
B7153
Pfalz DIII
OOC
Bailleul 1
1 Jun
1745
210
B7153
2 Seater (?)
OOC
S Bailleul 1
10 Jun
0815
210
D3387
Fokker DVII
OOC
SE Kemmel
23 Jun
2000
210
D3387
Fokker DVII
DES
SW Armentières
26 Jun
1920
210
D3387
Fokker DVII
DES
W of Armentières 2
26 Jun
1945
210
D3387
Fokker DVII
OOC
Ypres/Dickebusch 2
26 Jun
1945
210
D3387
Pfalz DIII
OOC
Ypres/Dickebusch 2
26 Jun
1945
210
D3387
Pfalz DIII
OOC
Ypres/Dickebusch 2
6 Jul
1155
210
D3387
Pfalz DIII
DES(F)
Lestrem
31 Jul
1115
210
D9673
Fokker DVII
OOC
Nieuport/Dixmude 3
31 Jul
1825
210
D9673
Fokker DVII
OOC
Wervicq 3
Shared Victories
1 Shared with Lt Clement Payton
2 Shared with Lt Kenneth Unger, Lt Ivan Sanderson
3 Shared with Lt Ivan Sanderson