Correctly named to 1070012 Pte D Combe 5-Can.Inf. He was a part of the 249th Division.
David was born in Glasgow in 1892. He was living in Massachusetts when he enlisted to fight. He is recorded as a steamfitter by calling. He had previous service with the 7th Battalion Scottish Rifles for 3 years.
Just a few excerpts from his medical records:
“On Aug 9th 1918 while advancing on Amiens front a shell fragment hit him in the left groin”
” The fragment passed out of the left buttock having traversed the pelvis”
On a nice long length of original silk ribbon. His records make interesting reading.