O251334 Air Commodore Arthur Henry 'Harry' Cobby

Date of birth1894-08-26 Prahran, VIC 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1916  Australian Flying Corps. 
Other  1916-10  Sent to Point Cook for flying instruction and to join the No 4 Squadron, AFC. 
Other  1917-03  Arrived in England with the No 4 Sqaudron. 
Other  1917-12  No 4 Squadron was posted to France. 
Date promoted  1918-05-25  Promoted to captain. 
Date of honour or award  1918-07-02  Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). 
Other  1918-09  Returned to England as an instructor. 
Date of honour or award  1918-09-21  Awarded 2 bars to the Dintinguished Service Cross on the same day. 
Date of honour or award  1918-11-02  Distinguished Service Order (DSO). 
Other  1919-04-25  Cobby led the Australian Flying Corps fly past over London on Anzac Day. 
Date returned to Australia  1919-05-06   
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1921-03-31  Enlisted in the RAAF. 
Date of discharge  1936  Resigned from the RAAF with the Rank of Wing Commander. 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1939  Returned to RAAF. 
Date of honour or award  1943  Recieved George Medal (GM) for rescuing the his fellow survivors of an air crash. 
Date of honour or award  1944-06-16  Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). 
Date of discharge  1946-08-19  Left the RAAF. 
Date of death1955-11-11