2980 Pte Thomas Corbett

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2980 Pte Thomas Corbett

Postby sasplin » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:30 pm

Pte Corbett served with the 8th battalion the Worcester Regiment. His MIC shows that he was discharged due to wounds in April 1917. I cannot find any service records but wondered if there was any record of his wounding in the war diaries.

Any help on finding more information on Pte Corbett would be much appreciated.

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Re: 2980 Pte Thomas Corbett

Postby peter » Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:21 pm

Steve,

Sorry can't help with 8th Bn. War Diary but Pte Corbett did recieve a Silver War Badge (No. 164436) issued to service personnel who had been honourably discharged due to wounds or sickness ). Enlisted 24.9.1914 discharged (wounds) 14.4.1917.

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Re: 2980 Pte Thomas Corbett

Postby allanp » Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:15 am

Hi Steve

The 9th September 1916 edition of the Worcester Herald has a entry

Wounded
2980 Pte T. Corbett – Worcester

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12631 Lance Sergt George William Hill. KIA Vimy Ridge, 28 April 1916 3rd Battalion
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