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JAMES PETER CORBETT

Lieutenant 182420

44th Reconnaissance Corps, Royal Armoured Corps
(attached 7th Battalion The Queen`s Own Royal West Kent Regiment)

Died 29/09/1944

Age 24

CESENA WAR CEMETERY VI, C, 4.

Details of the cemetery can be found here (Opens in a new window)

Son of Clarence Skinner Corbett and Dorothy Grace Corbett, of Chingford, Essex.

James was awarded the Military Cross

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 29 APRIL, 1941

The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned for
distinguished services in the field: — James Peter CORBETT (182420).

Lieutenant James Peter Corbett

"You never came back to the garden,
but the lilies still grow,
filling the air with their fragrance,
as they did so long ago"

Grave of James Corbett

Photographs courtesy of A. Lawson


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