Joseph L. McCobb

Joseph Leigh McCobb, son of John L . and Gladys Proctor McCobb, born in Orono, Maine, April 8, 1923. Graduated from Edward Little High School, Auburn, where he participated in music and winter sports.
Entered the University of Maine in the class of 1944; participated in intramural and winter sports; member of band, Campus staff; Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Withdrew from the University to enter the Army, June 7, 1943.
Received basic training at Camp Wheeler, Georgia, to October, 1943. Transferred to the A.S.T.P., R.O.T.C., at the University of Maine, to
December 22, 1943, and thence to Fort Knox, Kentucky, to June 10, 1944. Received commission of Second Lieutenant in the Tank Corps,
May 13, 1944. 
Ordered to Officers’ Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia, to September, 1944. Transferred to Camp Robinson, Arkansas, to January 6, 1945. Ordered overseas, January 23, 1945. From Glasgow, Scotland, sent immediately to France, Belgium, Germany. Assigned to Company C, Ninth Armored Infantry Battalion, Sixth Armored Division, Third Army, February, 1945. Wounded at Frankfort-on-Main.
Source: University of Maine, World War II, In Memoriam

Joseph L. McCobb

Service # 

Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army

9th Infantry Battalion, 6th Armored Division

Entered Service From: Maine

Date of Death: March 28, 1945

Buried: Mount Auburn Cemetery  Auburn, Androscoggin County 

Maine, USA