Henry William Albert COBB

Male 1915 - 1942  (27 years)


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  • Name Henry William Albert COBB 
    Born 2 Apr 1915  Kandanga, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 1942  Sanananda, New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: Killed in action, World War 2 
    • Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954), Friday 21 December 1945, page 8

      ROLL OF HONOUR

      COBB -- In proud and loving memory of our dear Husband and Father, Capt. Henry William Albert Cobb, killed in action in New Guinea on 21st December, 1942, after service in the Middle East.
      Ever loved and remembered.
      Inserted by his Wife, Thelma, and Son Richard.

      COBB, H. W. A.-- QX6313, Captain 2/7 Cavalry Regiment, served in Middle East, killed Sanananda, New Guinea, 21st December, 1942.
      Always in our thoughts.
      Inserted by Father, Mother, Brothers, and Sisters.

      COBB. -- In loving memory of our dear Brother and Uncle, QX6313, Capt. H. W. A. Cobb, of Caboolture, 2/7 Cav., A.I.F., killed in action December 21st, 1942, after service in the Middle East.
      No one knows the silent longing
      As I pen each simple word,
      For a Brother's love and friendship
      That is no longer mine;
      What would I give to hold your hand,
      Your smiling face to see,
      And to say, Hello, Albert,
      Which meant so much to me.
      Inserted by his loving Sisters, Brothers, Brother-in-law, and Lynn, Glen.

      COBB.-- In loving memory of our dear Brother and Uncle, QX6313, Capt. H. W. A. Cobb, 2/7 Cav., A.I.F., killed in action 21st December, 1942.
      Always remembered.
      Iris, Cec, and Lynn.

      COBB.-- In loving memory of Capt. H. W. A. Cobb. 2/7 Aust. Div., Cav., who died at Sanananda, December, 1942.
      Inserted by Charlie & Vie, Southport.

      [NB - official records give date of death as 19 Dec 1942]
    Person ID I7716  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2018 

    Family Thelma Rose RUSSELL,   b. 24 Feb 1917, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 2009, Burpengary Gardens, Burpengary, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1938  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F5249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Apr 1915 - Kandanga, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jun 1938 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Birth registration: Henry William Albert Cobb, Birth date: 02/04/1915, Mother's name: Isabella Ashton, Father/parent's name: William Cobb, Registration details: 1915/C/5372.

    2. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Henry William Albert Cobb, Death date: 19/12/1942, Mother's name: Isabella Ashton, Father/parent's name: William Cobb, Registration details: 1943/S/1075.

    3. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1945 'Family Notices', The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954), 21 December, p. 8. , viewed 02 Aug 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50281642.

    4. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Henry William Albert Cobb, Marriage date: 11/06/1938, Spouse's name: Thelma Rose Russell, Registration details: 1938/C/1455.