As Sgt Alfred Cobbold in the 3rd Rifle Brigade he was badly wounded in the arm in France. He was 21 years with his Regiment before going to Ellesmere College for the CCF.
Alfred was initiated a member of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes, Hare and Hounds Lodge No 2490 in the town of Ellesmere on the 19th of January 1922.
|1908||Married Josphine May JAMES in Register Office, Woolwich, London|
|1908||Birth of daughter Edna May COBBOLD|
|1910||Birth of daughter Lillian Margaret COBBOLD|
|1911||Birth of son William (Bill) Alfred James COBBOLD|
|1912||Birth of son Christopher COBBOLD|
|1914||Birth of son Horace Edgar COBBOLD|
|1916||Birth of son Charles Frederick COBBOLD|
|1919||Birth of son Arthur COBBOLD|
|1922||Birth of daughter Josephine Mary COBBOLD|
|1922||Death of father William COBBOLD|
|1924||Birth of son Flight Sergeant John Henry COBBOLD|
|1924||Death of mother Sarah Elizabeth GILL|
|1926||Birth of daughter Sheila Grace COBBOLD|