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Corbett, Leslie


Born Hobart Tasmania a miner who listed his mother Jane Corbett of Surges Bay as next of kin enlisted Claremont Tasmania but after four months in camp he was discharged for misconduct. 

He re-enlisted Charters Towers in July 1915 and embarked Adelaide 16th August 1915 on board “HMAT Kyarra” with the 15th Infantry Battalion.

His 2nd enlistment papers show his mother as Eugenia Corbett (foster mother) 

He was serving with the 12th Machine Gun Company when he was listed as missing, a court of enquiry found he was killed in action 8th August 1916 at Pozieres.  He is commemorated on the  Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Villers-Bretonneux Area, France






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