|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Address||Cootharaba Road via Pomona, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, J Cobbin, Cootharaba Road via Pomona, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||25th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/42/6|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||49th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Sydney, 16 November 1917; left in hospital, Pt Said, Egypt, 11 January 1918 (mumps). Re-embarked from Alexandria, 6 March 1918; disembarked Southampton, 24 March 1918.
Taken on strength, 49th Bn, 3 June 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 8 July 1918.
Admitted to hospital, 14 December 1918 (septic foot, boil); transferred to England, 18 December 1918, and admitted to Beaufort War Hospital, Bristol. Granted furlough, 11 January 1919, to report to No. 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 25 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 May 1919; discharged, 14 June 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal