Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Corbett

In memory of:

Private John Corbett

October 7, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

192860

Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Citation(s):

Not eligible for 1914-1915 Star.

Additional Information


Born:

January 5, 1877
Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Enlistment:

August 23, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of John Corbett of Edinburgh, Scotland. Husband of Euphemia Meikle Corbett, of Glasgow, Scotland and father of J.K. Corbett of Weensland, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland. His civilian occupation was that of a tinsmith. Served three years in the Kings Own Scottish Borderers, prior to his service with the Canadian Infantry.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STE. MARIE CEMETERY
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

Div. 3. K. 5.

Location:

Le Havre is an important town and port on the north side of the estuary of the River Seine. STE. MARIE CEMETERY is one of the town cemeteries, but it is actually situated in the commune of Graville-St. Honorine. It stands on the ridge overlooking Le Havre from the north and is north of the N.182.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CONNON TO CORBETT.  Microform Sequence 22; Volume Number 31829_B016731. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 166.  Page 791 of 818.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Badge– Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Corbett was originally a member of the 92nd Bn before being transferred to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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