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Edward Fair Corkill

In memory of:

Acting Bombardier Edward Fair Corkill

November 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

304504

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

11th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

February 16, 1893

Son of Edward J. Corkill, of Napanee, Ontario.

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:

VII. F. 12.

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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  • Photo of Edward Fair Corkill– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Edward Corkill
  • 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 89 of 900. Acting Bombardier Edward Fair Corkill was originally buried in the field near Martinpuich, 6 ½ miles East-North-East of Albert.  After the Armistice his body was exhumed and re-interred in the newly created Adanac Military Cemetery.

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