Lieutenant Colonel John Murray Cobbold
Service Number 110300
World War 2
He was killed by V-1 flying bomb on 18 June 1944 at age 47 when it hit the Guards Chapel during Sunday morning service.
Buried at Golders Green Crematorium, United Kingdom, Panel 1
Joined the Scots Guards on 3rd September 1915 and went out to France as a Captain in 1916. Wounded in 1917.
He re-joined the Scots Guards in September 1939
Son of John Dupuis Cobbold, D.L., and of Lady Evelyn Cobbold (nee Murray); husband of Lady Blanche Cobbold (nee Cavendish). of Glemham Hall, Suffolk. D.L., J.P., Sherriff of Suffolk.
|Country||Location||Name of Memorial||Campaign||Names||Date(s)|
|England||Lord's Cricket Ground St John's Wood Road St John's Wood London NW8 8QN||MCC Marylebone Cricket Club WW2||World War 2
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