Sergeant Sidney Richard Cobley
1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment
NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post
of Thursday 12 November 1914
Died of Wounds. News has been received
in the Island of the death of Sergeant Cobley of the
1st Devons at a Boulogne hospital. The deceased, who
married a Jersey lady, Miss Girfitt, received terrible
wounds in the head but wrote cheerful letters home.
Mrs Cobley left the Island to visit her husband but
was too late, he having expired before her arrival.