Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Russell Corcoran

In memory of:

Private Russell Corcoran

October 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

400766

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

December 16, 1889

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XV. J. 2.

Location:

The AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES (A.I.F) BURIAL GROUND is 2 kilometres north of the village of Flers, in the Department of the Somme. Travel south-west of Bapaume on the D929 in the direction of Albert for 6 kilometres to the village of Le Sars. Turn left eastwards on the D11 in the direction of Geudecourt for 3.5 kilometres to the D74/D197 junction. Continue along the D74 in the direction of Geudecourt for 500 metres when a CWGC signpost will be seen indicating the A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND along a track to the right.

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 7 of 900.
  • Photo of Russell Corcoran– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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