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Regimental number797
Place of birthMawdsley near Ormskirk, Lancashire, England
SchoolMawdsley National School, Lancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Thomas Cobham, Mandesley, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of disease 13 September 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death26
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 98), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Glengarry, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Edwin Cobham, 6th Bn.

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