Born: 1899, Ipswich.

Died: 6th January 1941; age: 41; died whilst in training.

Residence: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5773487.

Regiment: Royal Norfolk Regiment, 6th Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Swaffham Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Cobbold, of Ipswich.




1901   9, Dorkin Street, Ipswich.


Christian was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

William John Cobbold, 33, a General Labourer, born Ipswich.

Mary Ann Margaret Cobbold (nee Bird), 39, born Ipswich.

Alice Maude Cobbold, 10, born Ipswich.

Elsie May Cobbold, 6, born Ipswich.

Eva Ella Cobbold, 4, born Ipswich.

twin boy, under 1, born Ipswich. (Albert Edward Cobbold – died 1902, Ipswich).

twin girl, under 1, born Ipswich. (Alexandra Cobbold – 1902, Ipswich).


1911   285, Caudlewell Hall Road, Ipswich.


Christian was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William, 40, an Agricultural Implement Painter – Ransome, Sims & Jefferies.

Mary, 39.

Alice, 20, a General Domestic Servant.

Elsie, 16.

Eva, 14.

Matilda Margaret Cobbold, 8, born Ipswich.

Mary Margaret Cobbold, 2, born Ipswich.


Christian’s mother, Mary Ann Margaret Cobbold died 1943, Ipswich.

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