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Surnames containing "Combe"

Name Boat Rank Number Hons Age
Biddlecombe, William Henry Joseph  Turbulent (N98) Leading Seaman  P/JX 15261    21
Combe, John Jackson  Seahorse (S98) Telegraphist  D/JX 13408    25
Edgcombe, Lambert Henry  E37 Leading Seaman  J 3198    24
Lipscombe, Leonard Albert  Regent (N41) Able Seaman  P/SD/X 151    20
McCombe, Ronald Booth  Regulus (N88) Petty Officer Telegraphist  D/JX 13485    25
Newcombe, James Edward  Thunderbolt (N25) Able Seaman  P/MX 58510    23
Stinchcombe, Colyn James  Grampus (N56) Leading Seaman  P/J 139021    23
Willicombe, Thomas John  Turbulent (N98) Stoker 1st Class  D/KX 95054    22

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

A Tribute To Submariners

I have often looked for an opportunity of paying tribute to our submariners.

There is no branch of His Majesty's Forces which in this war has suffered the same proportion of total loss as our submarine service.

It is the most dangerous of all services.

That is perhaps the reason why the First Lord tells me that the entry into it is keenly sought by Officers and Men.

I feel sure the House would wish to testify its gratitude and admiration to our Submariners for their Skill - Courage and Devotion which has proved of inestimable value to the sustenance of our country.

Winston Churchill

We Will Remember Them
 

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