JAMES EDWARD COBBOLD

 

 

Born: 9th June 1894, 64, Gibson Street, Ipswich.

Died: 7th October 1918; age 24 – at Prisoner of War Hospital, Berlin Barracks, Alexandrinen, Germany.

Burial: Hasenheide.

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.

 

Grave Reference:

VI.E.7.

Berlin South Western Cemetery,

Brandenburg,

Germany.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr G.W. Cobbold, of 18, Albion Street, Ipswich.

 

Brother to GEORGE TYE COBBOLD.

 

CENSUS

 

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:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/suffolk-regiment/

http://www.suffolkregiment.org/Menu.html

 

 

 

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