Born: 9th June 1894, 64, Gibson Street, Ipswich.
Died: 7th October 1918; age 24 – at Prisoner of War Hospital, Berlin Barracks, Alexandrinen, Germany.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 15th August 1914.
Rank: Bandsman/Drummer; Service Number: 8388; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.
Berlin South Western Cemetery,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr G.W. Cobbold, of 18, Albion Street, Ipswich.
Brother to GEORGE TYE COBBOLD.
1911 17, White Elm Street, Ipswich.
James was 16 years old, a Plough Fitter. he was living with his widowed father & siblings.
George William Cobbold, 46, a Plough Painter, born Ipswich.
John William Cobbold, 22, a Moulder, born Ipswich.
Ellen May Cobbold, 15, the Housekeeper – at home, born Ipswich.
Arthur Joseph Cobbold, 10, born Ipswich.
William Elliott Cobbold, 4, born Ipswich.
James’s mother, Ellen Jane Cobbold (nee Tye), died 1907, Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion: