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Eugène Corbin

In memory of:

Private Eugène Corbin

October 8, 1916

Le Sars, France

Military Service


Service Number:

448058

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 31, 1894
St-Paul-de-la-Croix, Bas St-Laurent, Québec

Enlistment:

May 29, 1915
Fraserville, Bas St-Laurent, Québec

Baptized Charles-Eugène Corbin. Son of Wilfrid Corbin and Mathilda Côté, of St-Paul-de-la-Croix, Bas St-Laurent, Québec.

Eugène had been wounded and evacuated twice in England: from the 22nd Battalion in November 1915 and from the 3rd Battalion in June 1916. He returned to the 3rd Battalion in France on 3 September 1916 and was killed in action one month later.

Commemorated on Page 70 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

V. F. 2.

Location:

Miraumont is a village about 14.5 kilometres north-north-east of Albert and the Cemetery is some 3 kilometres south of the village on the east side of the road to Courcelette (D107). The ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the centre of Miraumont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CORBI TO COZNI.  Microform Sequence 23; Volume Number 31829_B016732. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 167.  Page 21 of 900.  Private Eugène Corbin was originally buried ¾ mile West of Le Sars, 4 ¼  miles South-West of Bapaume. After the Armistice during the concentration of graves process, his body was exhumed and re-interred in Adanac Military Cemetery.

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