Cobb, Frederick Charles


He was the son of Edward Winstanley Cobb and Rosalie Cobb of Horsell, Woking and came to Winchester from Mr. C.E. Freeman’s school at Southborough. His last year he was a House prefect and played in Commoner VI.

From 1907 to 1910 he was at New College, Oxford: he took his degree in 1910 and afterwards read for the Bar.

Three weeks after the outbreak of war he was gazetted to the 6th Battalion King’s Own Scottish Borderers and went to France in May 1915. He was killed near Bethune on September 25th of that year, while attempting to bring in a brother officer who had fallen near him.

War: World War 1

  • Surname: Cobb
  • Forenames or initials: Frederick Charles
  • House: D
  • Years in School: 1903-1907
  • Rank: Captain
  • Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Date of Birth: 10th May 1889
  • Date of Death: 25th September 1915
  • How Died: Killed in action
  • Location in War Cloister: Outer C4
  • Decoration: NA
  • Burial Site: CAMBRIN CHURCHYARD EXTENSION: Grave L. 8.