Badge was worn
by the 17th Welsh.
The First Glamorgan Bantams.
For a larger image
please click on badge
Battalion The Welsh Regiment The
First Glamorgan Bantams
June 1916 to February 1918
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Lt Col C. J. Wilkie (right) with a
lady, an officer and Billy the Goat
(For a larger image please click on photo) By
kind permission of the Trustees of the
Welch Regiment Museum
the past six months or so, considerable research has
been carried out on Lt Charles Cobbe RN and his family.
This includes further work at the PRO and visits to
Market Bosworth, Mears Ashby, Little Marlow, Great Marlow,
Bisham and Bradenham. It is hoped that within the next
month or so there will be a significant update to this
website. Unfortunately, it has not as yet, been possible
to determine the location, date and circumstances of
his death in 1798.
with anyone having connections to the Cobbe, Burslem,
Oldershaw and Tylecoat families would be most welcome.
Dave Tylcoat of Cottage Pine, Devon a distant cousin
of the wife of the writer, has been most helpful with
the Tylecote connections.
comments and in particular
help with identifying persons
or locations in photographs
Thanks to the Public Records Office Kew UK for permission to publish the
War Diary and other papers.