Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Vaughan Bowerman Corbett

In memory of:

Group Captain Vaughan Bowerman Corbett

February 20, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

C/299

Age:

33

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of William Frederick and Sada B. Corbett, of Presqu'lle Point; husband of Mary Catherine Corbett, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 505 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (ST. JAMES'S) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block Q. Lot 89. Centre.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Grave site as it appeared in November 2002.  St. James Cemetery is located on Parliament Street in Toronto.
  • Photo 2 of Grave Marker
  • Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2030 G/C Vaughan Bowerman Corbett DFC (RMC 1928) was the son of William Frederick and Sada B. Corbett, of Presqu'lle Point. He was the husband of Mary Catherine Corbett, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A. He died on Feb 20, 1945. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was buried in the St James's Cemetery in Toronto, Ontario Block Q. Lot 89.
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2030 G/C Vaughan Bowerman Corbett DFC (RMC 1928) was the son of William Frederick and Sada B. Corbett, of Presqu'lle Point. He was the husband of Mary Catherine Corbett, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A. He died on Feb 20, 1945. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was buried in the St James's Cemetery in Toronto, Ontario Block Q. Lot 89.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2030 G/C Vaughan Bowerman Corbett DFC (RMC 1928) was the son of William Frederick and Sada B. Corbett, of Presqu'lle Point. He was the husband of Mary Catherine Corbett, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A. He died on Feb 20, 1945. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was buried in the St James's Cemetery in Toronto, Ontario Block Q. Lot 89.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Group Captain Vaughan Bowerman Corbett, DFC studied at the Royal Military College of Canada in 1935. Alumni are remembered in memorial stained glass windows.
  • Biography– Group Captain Vaughan Bowerman Corbett courtesy McGill University archives.
  • Photo of Vaughan Corbett– Group Captain Vaughan Bowerman Corbett Toronto Star Oct 3 1942 courtesy McGill University archives.

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