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Harry Cobby

1894 - 1955

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Air Commodore Arthur Henry Cobby, (26 August 1894 – 11 November 1955) was an Australian military aviator. He was the leading fighter ace of the Australian Flying Corps (AFC) during World War I, despite seeing active service for less than a year. Born and educated in Melbourne, Cobby was a bank clerk when war broke out, and was prevented by his employer from enlisting in the Australian Imperial Force until 1916. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harry Cobby has received more than 88,895 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Harry Cobby is the 59th most popular pilot, the 287th most popular biography from Australia and the 2nd most popular Australian Pilot.

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  • 89k

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  • 15

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  • 2.25

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Among pilots, Harry Cobby ranks 59 out of 48Before him are Viktor Talalikhin, Charles Kingsford Smith, Cornelia Fort, Yves Rossy, Gregorio Fuentes, and Péter Besenyei. After him are Zara Rutherford.

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Among people born in 1894, Harry Cobby ranks 228Before him are Tommy Green, Peter Warlock, Robert Benson, Anatoly Blagonravov, Søren Petersen, and Arthur Fiedler. After him are Frederick E. Morgan, Arthur Fadden, Jacob Opdahl, Earl Eby, Robert Russell Bennett, and Fred Allen. Among people deceased in 1955, Harry Cobby ranks 148Before him are Alice Joyce, Pentti Haanpää, John Hodiak, Matthew Henson, S. Z. Sakall, and Einar Arnórsson. After him are André Rischmann, Katharine Drexel, Robert Riskin, Mary McLeod Bethune, John W. Davis, and Jack McGrath.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Harry Cobby ranks 287 out of 925Before him are Zeljko Kalac (1972), Barry Otto (1941), Viva Bianca (1983), Henry Lawson (1867), Cody Fern (1988), and Ben Chifley (1885). After him are Lionel Cox (1930), Esna Boyd (1899), Kim So-hyun (1999), Thelma Coyne Long (1918), Hubert Wilkins (1888), and Robert Hughes (1938).

Among PILOTS In Australia

Among pilots born in Australia, Harry Cobby ranks 2Before him are Charles Kingsford Smith (1897).