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Corbett, Leslie


Born 2nd March 1892 Hobart Tasmania the son o Benjamin and Martha Corbett (nee Povey) a labourer he embarked Melbourne 22nd December 1914 on board “HMAT Borda” with the 3rd Field Artillery Brigade


Gunner Corbett was killed in action 14th March 1918 in Belgium and is commemorated in the Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium

Mrs. M. Corbett, of 343 Macquarie Street has received word that her son, Gunner Leslie Corbett was killed in action on March 13. Ho enlisted September 14, 1914, returned to Tasmania wounded March 2, 1915, wounded again July 15, 1917, killed in action March 13, 1918. Prior to his enlistment he was a well-known member of the North Hobart Football Club, and was employed by Messrs. H. Jones and Co. He was a member of the Royal Jubilee Lodge. His age was 24 years.

The Mercury Hobart 17th April 1918









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