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Leon Seymour CORBETT

Regimental number1014
Place of birthMormen Queensland
SchoolCooparoo State School,
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriller
AddressWilton Street, Woolloongabba, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Priscilla Corbett, Wilton Street, Woolloongabba, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 March 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 7), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Florence CORBETT, Wilton Steet, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1013 Pte Stanely CORBETT MM, 41st Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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