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3 August 1917 Lieut Robert Combe died in combat and was awarded the VC

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Born in Aberdeen on 5 August 1880, Robert Combe left for Canada age 26 in 1906. A pharmacist in Saskatchewan, in April 1915 he enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Although Combe qualified as a Major he asked to revert to the rank of Lieutenant so that he could transfer to a combat role. On 3 August 1917 in Acheville, he led his company …


018: Winter 1986

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065: September 2002

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'The Canadian Corps during the Last Hundred Days' with Jeremy Banning

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Jeremy Banning makes a very welcome return to the branch with his latest talk on the "Canadian Corps in the Last Hundred Days".  Jeremy is a historian, researcher and speaker of great repute and this talk reflects his ongoing enthusiasm and depth of research in following the operations of the corps during the final phase of the war.