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 Douglas Coombs

Douglas Coombs

Birth
Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Death 17 Nov 1976 (aged 71)
Norway, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Burial Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Plot WALPOLE LOT 49
Memorial ID 100122277 · View Source
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SEVEN CHOSEN FOR NAVY, 14 FOR ARMY
Richard Olson, Robert Menghini & Gordon Nordstrom, Norway, Mich.; Douglas Coombs & Stanley Smith, Iron Mountain; Forest Johnson & Howard Case, Kingsford, Mich., were members of the July contingent from Dickinson County selected yesterday at Marquette, Mich., for service in the United States Navy.
Olson was named leader of the group, which will meet Sunday night, July 18, before entraining for Milwaukee.
The Kingsford junior Drum & Bugle Corps will escort the sailors to the train.
Beral Cohodes, was selected for the construction dept. of the Navy – the SeaBees & Gordon Skog for the Coast Guard.
14 men were chosen for the Army & 4 for the Marines. Their names have not been published as of yet.
(July 13, 1943, The Iron Mountain Daily newspaper, Dickinson, Michigan.)
The complete article can be found in the above newspaper at the Dickinson County Library, Iron Mountain, Michigan.
(Courtesy of klh)


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MIDDILIN
FATHER
PAUL
1925 + 1996
MOTHER
COLLEN
1928 + 2008

COOMBS
MOTHER
MARY
1910 + 2009
FATHER
DOUGLAS
1905 + 1976

Gravesite Details This memorial is located in northwest Walpole on Lot 49

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  • Created by: klh
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100122277
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Douglas Coombs (10 Mar 1905–17 Nov 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100122277, citing Iron Mountain Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by klh (contributor 47722765) .