additional items of information about those who appear
elsewhere in these pages. All were compiled by Mr P
Corbett, 34 Howdles Lane, Brownhill, Walsall, West
Midlands, WS8 7PL
He is interested in the whereabouts of all Corbet (and
variations of the spelling) medals and is willing to
offer advice for anyone wishing to find out more about
Pte Frederick Corbett VC - 3803 entitled
to Egypt medal clasp. Tel-el-Kebir. Medals are now in the Royal Green Jackets
Museum at Winchester.
Corbett 19675 K.S.L.I. Age 23 Killed in action:
Enlisted Jan 1916 - to France June 16. Employed Randlay
Educated Langley Council School.
Corbett R.F.A. 2nd son of R C Corbett of
Stableford, Bridgnorth. Brother of Colonel C Uvedale
Corbett, R.H.A. and 2 L/T Geoffrey R Corbett 1st Battn.
Grenadier Guards. Killed by sniper. Educated Connaught
House, Weymouth and Laileybury College.
Enlisted in Victoria Fusiliers on outbreak of war.
Dec 1914 - to France Sep 1915. Mentioned in dispatches 3
Wounded April 1918.
Henry Corbett, K.S.L.I. son of Mr S Corbett,
Upper Brook St, Oswestry. Left widow and 3 children.
Joined July 1915, wounded at Loos 25/9/1915. (1st day of
attack.) Previously head gardener to Mr A Williams, Wynn, Coedymean,
Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
In Memory of J
Corbett, Private 4170, 2nd Bn. Sherwood
Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.) who died on Monday, 9th
Commemorative Information: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,
Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave reference: Panel
39 and 41.
Location: Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of
West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern
side of the town on the road to Menin and Courtai, and
bears the names of men who were lost without trace during
the defence of the Ypres Salient in the First World War.
(Webmaster: He was from Sneinton, Notts.)
In Memory of C
Corbett, Private 266118 1st/7th Bn., Sherwood
Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.) who died on Saturday,
1st July 1916, aged 19. (3677) Son of Mrs E Goy (formerly
Corbett) of 22 Independent Hill, Nottingham.
Commemorative Information: Thiepval Memorial, Somme.
France. Grave reference: Pier and Face 10C 10D and 11A
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, off the
main Bapaume to Albert road. (D929)