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Alfred Sydney Corbett

3/4 portrait of Alfred Sydney Corbett, Reg No 10322, of the Wellington Infantry Battalion, - J Company, 12th Reinforcements. Killed in action in France on 15 November 1916. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-C1522. No known copyright.

3/4 portrait of Alfred Sydney Corbett, Reg No 10322, of the Wellington Infantry Battalion, - J Compa …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Sydney AWMM
  • Surname
    Corbett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10322 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Alfred Corbett (father), Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10322 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM School teacher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alfred Corbett was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Corbett, of Paerata, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    15 November 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM III. B. 23. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • 11 Tainui Street, Matamata, Waikato AWMM

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Sources

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    • HMNZT 52.The bugle call of the 12th NZ Reinforcements : being the souvenir number of The Mokoia chronicle.(1916). On board ship: Published on board H.M.N.Z. Transport no. 52 "S.S. Mokoia". AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      31: 8 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • Hickford, Paul, They Marched to War, 2019, pp. 17 & 32. Public - Paul - Researcher - 25 April 2021 - Tribute to Bank of New Zealand staff and their families.

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