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Desmond Irving Corbett

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Desmond Irving AWMM
  • Surname
    Corbett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Des AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 660928 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce Unknown AWMM Oxford Road, Okato, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mr E.B. Corbett (father), Oxford Road, Okato, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 May 1946 AWMM Single/Jayforce AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Nola; father of Michael, Peter, Jim, Ross, Niall, Mary, Jan. Public source. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 May 2013 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Okato Cemetery, SH45, Okato, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 6 May 2013. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 27 AWMM

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