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Frank Mundy Coombs

Frank Mundy Coombs

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: D/JX 171434, Able Seaman, HMS Caroline

Date of Death: 15 April 1941

Place of Death: Cliftonpark Avenue First Aid Post

Age: 34

Able Seaman Coombs lost his life at 175 Cliftonpark Avenue during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

175 Cliftonpark Avenue was the home of the Long family who also lost their lives.

Frank is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

As an artist he was captured by his contemporary, Glyn Philpot in oils on canvas (Courtesy of Victoria Art Gallery).

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Long Ralph Alonza 62 ARP Warden Wednesday, April 16, 1941 175 Cliftonpark Avenue View
Long Margaret Jane 55 Housewife Wednesday, April 16, 1941 175 Cliftonpark Avenue View
Long Revd. Norman 22 Rev Wednesday, April 16, 1941 175 Cliftonpark Avenue View
Long Revd. Ivers 20 Rev Wednesday, April 16, 1941 175 Cliftonpark Avenue View

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