Date of Birth: 08/08/1944
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
High School: Benjamin Franklin High School
Street: N. Patton Street
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 05/08/1969
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 6
Panel Row: 9
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Cobb enlisted in the Army in September 1966, and was anxious to go to Vietnam. The stock records clerk was assigned to the 238th Maintenance Battalion. The 24-year-old specialist four died on May 8, 1969, when he accidentally fired a rifle be was inspecting. The former Benjamin Franklin High School student was survived by his mother and two brothers.