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Captain Horace Coomber

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Captain Horace Coomber By Gareth Morgan    This article first appeared in the Australian Society of WWI Aero Historians and is published with the kind permission of the author.    The Manchester Regiment and 45 Squadron R.F.C. By Gareth Morgan   “The most popular officer we ever had” Many airmen who lost their lives during the Great War …


22 June 1918 : Pte A P Edwards MM

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Pte Allan Parish Edwards MM (4343) was a 32 years when he enlisted in the 13th Reinforcements to the 3rd Battalion on 28 September 1915.  On arrival in Egypt in early 1916 he spent some time in hospital before being moved to England, where he spent some time in the AIF Cyclist Training Battalion before joining the 2nd Battalion in October.  In …