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Daniel Edward CORBETT

Regimental number5005
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolWilliam Street Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRooflayer
Address224 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Corbett, 224 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 November 1916
Place of death or woundingHeilly Station
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 14), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Sarah CORBET, 224 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: Albert Smith and William Smith
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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