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Thomas Joseph Corbett

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Corbett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 31951 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
    WW1 Mrs T. Corbett (mother), Hikutaia, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 31951 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Fitter/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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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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  • Death
    2 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France AWMM V. E. 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Thomas Joseph Corbett

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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.

Sources

Sources

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2015LouiseAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
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