Lance Serjeant ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN (photo added)

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Rank Lance Serjeant
Forenames ALBERT FREDERICK
Surname COBDEN (photo added)
Initials A F
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 11 July 1944
Age 32
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From WOOD GREEN, MIDDLESEX, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 5628387
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Devonshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 12 Battalion, Devonshire Regiment (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IVA. F. 19.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF MR. AND MRS. T. COBDEN, OF WOOD GREEN, MIDDLESEX; HUSBAND OF LILY V. COBDEN, OF WOOD GREEN.

Additional Information

 

Lance Serjeant ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN was killed at Bréville on the 11th July 1944. He was married to Lily and had a 18 month old daughter Sheila.1

 

 

ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN, undated.

 

 

ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN and his wife Lily, undated.

 

 

ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN, undated.

 

 

Lance Serjeant ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN's Paybook.

 

 

Men from 12 Battalion Devonshire Regiment, undated.
Lance Serjeant ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN is
in the middle on the back row.

 

 

D Company, 12 Battalion Devonshire Regiment, 1944.
Lance Serjeant ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN is seated
2nd row from front, 3rd from the right.

 

 

Notification of Death, dated 25th July 1944.

 

 

References
1. Additional information, photographs and documents kindly provided by Sharon Skippings, granddaughter of Lance Serjeant ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Sharon Skippings, granddaughter of Lance Serjeant ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN.
Individual photograph: Sharon Skippings, granddaughter of Lance Serjeant ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN.
Additional photographs provided by: Sharon Skippings, granddaughter of Lance Serjeant ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Sharon Skippings, granddaughter of Lance Serjeant ALBERT FREDERICK COBDEN.

 

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RESPECT AND HONOR. RIP

On Wednesday, April 9, 2014