Corporal JACK COBON (photo added)

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Rank Corporal
Forenames JACK
Surname COBON (photo added)
Initials J
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 06 June 1944
Age 27
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 5778737
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Norfolk Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 1 Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment (3rd Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration LA DELIVRANDE WAR CEMETERY, DOUVRES
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location III. J. 1A.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND SHADOWS FLEE
Family Details SON OF THOMAS WILLIAM AND MABEL KATHLEEN COBON, OF BLAKENEY, NORFOLK.

Additional Information

Corporal JACK COBON, undated.

 

 

Headstone for Corporal JACK COBON. 2014.

 

 

References
1. Additional information and photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Michael Hurst MBE, Cousin of Corporal Jack Cobon and director of The Taiwan POW Camps Memorial Society and Never Forgotten website

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Michael Hurst MBE, Cousin of Corporal Jack Cobon and director of The Taiwan POW Camps Memorial Society and Never Forgotten website.
Additional photographs provided by: Michael Hurst MBE, Cousin of Corporal Jack Cobon and director of The Taiwan POW Camps Memorial Society and Never Forgotten website and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Michael Hurst MBE, Cousin of Corporal Jack Cobon and director of The Taiwan POW Camps Memorial Society and Never Forgotten website.

 

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What other people have said

Lincoln England

Nigel Shier

Thank you for what you did. Sleep soundly

On Saturday, June 21, 2014
USA

Betty Albright

What a wonderful young man to have sacrificed his own life for each of us. We must always remember the sacrifice of this young man.

On Monday, January 20, 2014