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Horace Frederick CORBETT

Regimental number19969
Date of birth15 October 1893
Place of birthPort Augusta, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Port Augusta, South Australia
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressFarina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 2.25"
Weight111 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Corbett, Port Augusta, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 4 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row Q, Grave No. 6), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah CORBETT. Native of South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CORBETT Horace Frederick

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