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Arthur Joseph Harold CORBETT

Regimental number3247
Place of birthManning River New South Wales
SchoolState School, Bromelton
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCoff's Harbour, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Alexander Corbett, Beaudesert, Queensland
Enlistment date27 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Divisional Train
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied CCS Jerusalem of dysentry
FateDied of disease 11 October 1918
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 129), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Alice CORBETT. Native of Taree, Manning River, New South Wales
Family/military connections2 brothers, a cousin awarded MM, 10 other cousins

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