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Cobley, S R

Wimereux Communal Cemetery

Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais


The son of Richard Cobley of Exeter. Husband of Edith (nee Girfeet) of 27 Halkett Place, St Helier, Jersey.

Died of his wounds at Bolougne, aged 23 years


Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Friday 27 November 1914


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record

Sidney Richard Cobley

Sergeant Sidney Richard Cobley
1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment

1914 Star

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.