17213 Driver Samuel McCombe
3rd Field Company Engineers, 1st Division
1st Australian Imperial Force 1914-19


Photograph of Samuel McCombe


This postcard, featuring his own photograph, was sent by Samuel McCombe to his comrade
and fellow Driver, 17238 Driver Alfred Bremner Carmichael, 11th Field Company
Engineers on 22 Dec 1917.

This post-war photograph shows Samuel McCombe on the right,
standing left, is most likely to be Alfred Bremner Carmichael
who it is believed, was later Samuel's best man.

Marriage Photo

Wedding photograph of Samuel McCombe and Annie Slattery,
at Ballina in 1920.

Samuel MCCombe on the right with two
returned servicemen. Location is unknown,
One of the other two may be Carmichael.

Samuel McCombe on his soldier settler block with his granddaughter to his right.
The venture was not a success and he turned his hand to other things.

Publican Samuel McCombe

Samuel McCombe had more success as a

Four generations of McCombes, with Samuel seated in front

Annie and grave

The end of an era. Annie McCombe stands next to the grave of Samuel, October 1971.