Topic: John Wesley Cobb

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From research done in 2009 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: John Wesley Cobb

Date of Birth: 6 April 1892
Serial number: 10/35
Occupation before enlistment: Carpenter
First known rank: Sergeant
Embarkation date: 16 October 1914
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: Main body
Embarkation unit: Wellington Infantry Battalion
Last unit served: Auckland Infantry Regiment
Rank last held: Lieutenant
Place of death: Belgium
Date of Death: 7 June 1917
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium

Biographical notes:


Student researcher: Alex McKinlay



John Wesley Cobb

First Names:John Wesley
Last Name:Cobb