(Service number 49604)

First Rank Private Last Rank private


Date 3 June 1886 Place of Birth Ashburton

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Engine driver
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin James Corbett (father) Cricklewood, Timaru
Religion Presby
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 27th Reinforcements,Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 12 June 1917
Transport HMNZT 87 Tahiti
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury, Infantry Regiment,

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 29 Sept 1918 Age 32
Place of Death Havrincourt, France
Cause KIA
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Ashburton War Memorial; Fairlie War Memorial

Biographical Notes

son of James and Mary Ann Corbett. Other brothers who served and survived, Issac Henry, James (both reserves) Samuel 47124, William Hugh 51345 Corbett


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