Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arthur Elliott Corbin

In memory of:

Private Arthur Elliott Corbin

October 27, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

460691

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

44th Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

January 28, 1889
Poole, Dorset, England

Enlistment:

June 12, 1915
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of G. Harry and Susan Corbin of Poole, Dorset, England.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. D. 18.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

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 19 of 900.

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