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Charles Hugh Cobbé
Lieutenant Commander 

 

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Newspaper clipping from the Bradford Telegraph and Argus in 1941 (supplied by Frank Sugden)

Text of the above newspaper clipping:

Lieutenant Commander Charles Hugh Cobbé, of HMS Repulse, who, according to an announcement today, is missing, was last year awarded £104.00 for two inventions. He was the only son of the late Captain Mervyn Cobbé, R.N., and was married two years ago to Miss Margaret Enid Wilson, younger daughter of Mr. P. T. Wilson, of Bolsterstone, Sheffield.

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Information provided by
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:

In Memory of
CHARLES HUGH COBBÉ 
Lieut-Commander
H.M.S. Repulse, Royal Navy
who died on
Wednesday 10 December 1941 . Age 34 . 
Additional Information: Son of Captain Mervyn Cobbé, R.N., and of Maude Cobbé (nee Arbuthnot);
husband of Enid Margaret Cobbé (nee Wilson), of Bolsterstone, Yorkshire. 
Cemetery: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL Devon, United Kingdom 
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Panel 44. Column 2.