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Thomas Joseph Corbett

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  • Service number
    31951 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Corbett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    31951 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Fitter AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs T. Corbett (mother), Hikutaia, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31951 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 15 Nov 1916-30 January 1917 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 68 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    13th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, E Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Thomas Corbett was the son of Thomas and May Corbett, of Ireland. AWMM
    • Born 27 December 1895 at Hikutaia to Thomas and Mary Corbett. Public - Louise - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - Bible of Thomas and Mary Corbett where all children's births recorded.

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 September 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    V. E. 21. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
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  • Great Uncle Tom, I will never forget visiting your final resting place in Bagneux, France, now such a beautiful peaceful place. Always remembered. God bless. Louise.
    Public - Louise - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
  • Thank you Uncle Tom for paying the ultimate price for my freedom and that of our country. Your sisters loved you dearly and were extremely proud of you. God bless. Mike.
    Public - - - 12 April 2015

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24 April 2015LouiseAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative