Corporal Edward Cuthbert CORBETT

Service No: 36979
Born: Melbourne VIC, 1 March 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 May 1941 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: RAAF Headquarters, Melbourne VIC
Died: Ground Accident, Melbourne, 9 September 1943, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edward Cuthbert and Ida Patricia Corbett; husband of Lorraine Marie Corbett, of East Malvern
Roll of Honour: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 9 September 1943, Corporal Corbett, a Clerk Stores, died from injuries received during a game of softball.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 36979

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