- PI-81-66.2 (1)
Item component includes two segments entitled: Honouring Robert Grierson Coombe; The VC. Component appears on pages 2 and 3.
Segment on Robert Grierson Coombe provides a brief description of Coombe and the records held in the Saskatchewan Archives. Segment is supplemented by an image of the portrait of a seated Coombe in his military uniform that is displayed at the Saskatchewan Archives' Regina Hillsdale location.
Segment on The VC is a description of the of the Victoria Cross medal that was awarded posthumously to Robert Coombe and the associated records held at the Saskatchewan Archives. Segment is supplemented by a transcription of a letter Coombe's widow received from Ronald O. Wheatley - who had served with Coombe. In addition there is an image of the Victoria Cross, and a photograph of the ceremony in which Mrs. Coombe received her husband's Victoria Cross.