|Place of birth||Molong, New South Wales|
|Address||169 Union Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr Cobbin, 169 Union Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Shoeing Smith|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/30/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli), 5 April 1915.
Promoted Corporal, 10 March 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 25 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 1 April 1916. Taken on strength, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, 15 May 1916. Transferred to 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, 14 January 1917.
Promoted Sergeant, 25 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from Taranto on board 'Port Sydney', 8 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 2 December 1918; discharged, 31 January 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal