Biography: Son of Alexander McCombie; born London, 7 May 1880. M.A., 1900; B.Sc. (Honours) London, 1903; Ph.D. (Strassbourg), 1905. 2nd Lieutenant, 7th Worcestershire Regiment, January 1915; seconded for duty with (Special Company) Royal Engineers, June 1915. Served - Western Front. Final rank, Temporary Major. Military Cross, January 1916. Distinguished Service Order, January 1918. Croix de Guerre, May 1918. Two mentions in despatches, January 1916, January 1918.
Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.
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