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Albert Frederick Cobden

Servicenumber : 5628387
Rank : Lance Sergeant
Regiment : Devonshire Regiment
Unit : 12th (Airborne) Battalion
Date of Death : 11-07-1944
Age : 32
Grave : Plot IVA. Row F. Grave 19.
Albert Frederick Cobden was a son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Cobden, of Wood Green, Middlesex. He was married to Lily V. Cobden, of Wood Green. Before he enlisted he was a window cleaner. 
Cobden served with D Company. He was killed in the grounds of a farm at Bréville. The War Diary of the Battalion mentions one fatal casualty on 11 july. He was killed because of enemy shelling. 
Picture: 03-05-2016
Sources: Website CWGC and website www.ww2talk.com (Sharon, thanks for the infomation and permission to use to photo of your grandfather)


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