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Walter Frederick COBBOLD

Regimental number7856
Place of birthChascomus, Arg Kep
SchoolPrivate tuition
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation manager
Address'Estacion', Saldungaray, F.C.S.U.D., Buenos Ayres, Argentine, South America
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, W J Cobbold, 'Estacion', Saldungaray, F.C.S.U.D., Buenos Ayres, Argentine, South America
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A45 Bulla on 25 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried Franvillers Communal Cemetery.
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death10 June 1918
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Margaret Elizabeth COBBOLD, Calle Francia 132, San Nicholas, F.C.C.A., Argentina, and the late Walter J. COBBOLD

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