George Frederick Wanklyn COBBOLD

Born1903 Earls Barton, Northamptonshire
Died1989 Duncan, Cowichan Bay, BC, Canada
FatherRev. Robert Russell COBBOLD (1853 – 1925)
MotherMary Elizabeth (Cora) WANKLYN (1864 – 1936)

Biography and Notes

Educated at Marlborough College (C3), 1917-1921. Commissioned into the Royal Marines in 1942, rising to the rank of Captain and served until 1946. First marriage was dissolved and he met his second wife in Germany at the end of the war. They went to British Honduras where they ran a plantation for a wealthy Canadian and then on to Canada where he worked for a paper manufacturer in British Columbia.

Life Events

?Married Margaret (Greta) CECIL
1925Death of father Rev. Robert Russell COBBOLD
1932Birth of son Lt Cdr Ian Anthony COBBOLD RN
1936Death of mother Mary Elizabeth (Cora) WANKLYN
1951Birth of daughter Anna-Marie COBBOLD
1961Birth of son Gerald Charles COBBOLD
1982Death of wife Margaret (Greta) CECIL

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