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Robert William COBBY

Regimental number8718
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
Address12 Hill Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Cobby, Broad Road, South Kensington, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th HQ Company ASC
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Johanna COBBY
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death15 December 1937
Age at death58
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery, New South Wales

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