Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Eugène Corbin

In memory of:

Private Eugène Corbin

October 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

448058

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

July 31, 1894
St. Paul de la Croix, Québec

Enlistment:

May 29, 1915
Fraserville, Québec

Son of Wilfrid Corbin and Mathilda (nee Cote) of St. Paul de la Croix, Quebec.

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.

Digital Collection

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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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