Crombie, Mervyn Cobbe

Personal Details

First nameMervyn
Middle nameCobbe
Date of birth26/05/1920
Place of birthBrisbane, Qld
Date of death12/06/1941
Place of deathMiddle East
Cause of death

Aircraft Accident


Son of David William Alexander Crombie & Phoebe Janet Arbuthnot

Known as ‘Peak’

Brother of Charles Arbuthnot b.16/03/1914 d.26/08/1945 (WWII)

Cousin of Donald & Peter Crombie who also died in WWII

War Records


Service number404172
Date of enlistment21/06/1940
Locality of enlistmentWarwick, Qld
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Qld
Next of kinDavid William Alexander Crombie (father)
Date of death12/06/1941
Place of deathMiddle East
Cause of deathAircraft Accident
Memorial panel

120 Commemorative Area, Australian War Museum
Buried Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt - Grave 6.E.2.

Posting at discharge70 Operational Training Unit
Roll of honourMuttaburra & Warwick

AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force


Connections - F/O. C.A. Crombie D.S.O RAAF. Att. RAF (Bro)
Lieut. DAJ Crombie AIF. Sydney University (Bro)

Previous occupation - Overseer Sheep Station, Warwick